Norsworthy v. Beard et al

Filing 7

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)

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1 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 4 5 JEFFREY B. NORSWORTHY, Case No. 14-cv-00695-JST (PR) Plaintiff, 6 v. ORDER APPOINTING COUNSEL 7 8 JEFFREY BEARD, et al., Defendants. 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 The Court having determined that exceptional circumstances warranting the appointment 12 of counsel for plaintiff in this matter exist, and volunteer counsel willing to be appointed having 13 been located, 14 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: Christopher J. Banks and Herman J. Hoying of 15 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, One Market, Spear Street Tower, San Francisco, CA 94105 are 16 appointed as counsel, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(1) and the court’s Federal Pro Bono Project 17 guidelines. The scope of this referral shall be for all purposes for the duration of the case. 18 Within ninety-one (91) days of the date of this order, counsel shall file an amended 19 complaint in accordance with the Court's order of March 26, 2014. (Dkt. No. 4.) Once the 20 amended complaint is received, it will be reviewed by the Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A. 21 The Clerk is directed to add plaintiff's appointed counsel to the docket and serve a copy of 22 this order upon plaintiff and upon counsel for both parties. The Clerk is further directed to send a 23 copy of this order to the Federal Pro Bono Project. 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: April 2, 2014 ______________________________________ JON S. TIGAR United States District Judge

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