Norsworthy v. Beard et al
ORDER APPOINTING COUNSEL. Signed by Judge Jon S. Tigar on April 2, 2014. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(wsn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/2/2014)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JEFFREY B. NORSWORTHY,
Case No. 14-cv-00695-JST (PR)
ORDER APPOINTING COUNSEL
JEFFREY BEARD, et al.,
United States District Court
Northern District of California
The Court having determined that exceptional circumstances warranting the appointment
of counsel for plaintiff in this matter exist, and volunteer counsel willing to be appointed having
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: Christopher J. Banks and Herman J. Hoying of
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, One Market, Spear Street Tower, San Francisco, CA 94105 are
appointed as counsel, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(1) and the court’s Federal Pro Bono Project
guidelines. The scope of this referral shall be for all purposes for the duration of the case.
Within ninety-one (91) days of the date of this order, counsel shall file an amended
complaint in accordance with the Court's order of March 26, 2014. (Dkt. No. 4.) Once the
amended complaint is received, it will be reviewed by the Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A.
The Clerk is directed to add plaintiff's appointed counsel to the docket and serve a copy of
this order upon plaintiff and upon counsel for both parties. The Clerk is further directed to send a
copy of this order to the Federal Pro Bono Project.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: April 2, 2014
JON S. TIGAR
United States District Judge
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