J & J Sports Productions, Inc. v. Sarkissian et al

Filing 42

ORDER DISCHARGING ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on 12/20/11. (jjoS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/20/2011)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 J & J SPORTS PRODUCTIONS, INC., 10 Plaintiff, 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 9 12 No. C 10-1895 JSW v. ORDER DISCHARGING ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE GEORGE FERDINAND SARKISSIAN, et al., 13 Defendants. / 14 15 On December 5, 2011, this Court issued an order to show cause requiring Defendants to 16 submit a Status Report by no later than December 19, 2011 indicating whether they will defend 17 this lawsuit and whether they intend to secure counsel to represent them. 18 In addition, the order required that Defendants’ counsel, Scott S. Furstman, who had 19 submitted a notice of his suspension from practice, but had never sought a stay of this matter or 20 to withdraw formally from the case, show cause why sanctions in the amount of $1,000 should 21 not be assessed against him personally for his failure to provide the Court with adequate 22 information and to follow this Court’s order setting the case management which required the 23 appearance of lead counsel. 24 Having received the response from Mr. Furstman and the notice of appearance of 25 substitute counsel, Paul J. Derania, the Court HEREBY DISCHARGES the order to show 26 cause. No sanctions shall be assessed and the docket should reflect the substitution of counsel 27 /// 28 /// 1 for Defendants. Mr. Furstman is no longer counsel of record. 2 3 4 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: December 20, 2011 JEFFREY S. WHITE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 5 6 7 8 9 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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