Bell v. Lee et al
ORDER REFERRING CASE TO FEDERAL PRO BONO PROJECT (Illston, Susan) (Filed on 10/12/2016) (Additional attachment(s) added on 10/12/2016: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (tfS, COURT STAFF).
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
VINCENT KEITH BELL,
Case No. 13-cv-05820-SI
ORDER REFERRING PLAINTIFF TO
FEDERAL PRO BONO PROJECT
KEN LEE, et al.,
United States District Court
Northern District of California
Several months ago, this action was referred to the Pro Se Prisoner Mediation Program so
the parties could explore the possibility of resolving the action without need for trial. A settlement
conference was held, but the parties did not settle. It thus appears that a trial will be needed. The
plaintiff being in need of counsel to assist him in this matter, and good and just cause appearing,
plaintiff is referred to the Federal Pro Bono Project in the manner set forth below so that an
attorney may be located for him:
The clerk shall forward to the Federal Pro Bono Project: (a) a copy of this order,
and (b) a memorandum outlining the facts and procedural posture of the action.
Upon an attorney being located to represent plaintiff, that attorney shall be
appointed as counsel for plaintiff in this matter until further order of the court.
All proceedings in this action are stayed until four weeks from the date an attorney
is appointed to represent plaintiff in this action or further order of the court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: October 12, 2016
United States District Judge
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