Bay Area Painters and Tapers Pension Trust Fund, and its Joint Board of Trustees et al v. Spectrum Painting & Decorating, Inc.. et al
ORDER by Judge Samuel Conti denying 22 Motion to Appoint Counsel without prejudice, but REFERRING Defendants to the federal pro bono project and staying proceedings pending appointment of counsel. (sclc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/11/2013) (Additional attachment(s) added on 12/11/2013: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (tmi, COURT STAFF).
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
BAY AREA PAINTERS AND
TAPERS TRUST FUND, et al.
SPECTRUM PAINTING &
DECORATING; DAVID MIN HANG
ORDER REFERRING LITIGANT TO
FEDERAL PRO BONO PROJECT AND
STAYING PROCEEDINGS PENDING
APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL
The _______________________ having requested and being in need of counsel to assist
him/her in this matter and good and just cause appearing,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that ____________________ shall be referred to the Federal
Pro Bono Project (“Project”) in the manner set forth below:
The clerk shall forward the Referral Form to the appropriate Project office, San
Francisco or San Jose, determined by whether the referring judge is located in the
San Francisco/Oakland or San Jose division, a notice of referral of the case
pursuant to the Guidelines of the Project for referral to a volunteer attorney. The
scope of this referral shall be for:
all purposes for the duration of the case
the limited purpose of representing the litigant in the course of
early neutral evaluation
and hearing on the following motion (e.g., motion for
summary judgment or motion to dismiss): ___________________________
discovery as follows:
Upon being notified by the Project that an attorney has been located to represent
the _________________, that attorney shall be appointed as counsel for
______________________________ in this matter for the scope of representation
described above. If the appointment of counsel is for limited purposes, the Court
shall issue an order relieving the volunteer attorney from the limited
representation of the litigant once those purposes have been fulfilled.
All proceedings in this action are hereby stayed until four weeks from the date an
attorney is appointed to represent __________________________ in this action.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: December 11, 2013
United States District/Magistrate Judge
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