Grace et al v. Alaska Air Group, Inc. et al
ORDER DENYING PRO HAC VICE APPLICATION OF ATTORNEY GIL D. MESSINA by Hon. William Alsup denying 21 Motion for Pro Hac Vice.(whalc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/18/2016)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
DANIEL GRACE, et al.,
For the Northern District of California
United States District Court
ALASKA AIR GROUP, INC., et al.,
ORDER DENYING PRO
HAC VICE APPLICATION
OF ATTORNEY GIL D. MESSINA
No. C 16-05165 WHA
The pro hac vice application of Attorney Gil D. Messina (Dkt. No. 21) is DENIED for
failing to comply with Local Rule 11-3. The local rule requires that an applicant certify that “he
or she is an active member in good standing of the bar of a United States Court or of the highest
court of another State or the District of Columbia, specifying such bar” (emphasis added).
Filling out the pro hac vice form from the district court website such that it only identifies the
state of bar membership — such as “the bar of New Jersey” — is inadequate under the local rule
because it fails to identify a specific court. While the application fee does not need to be paid
again, the application cannot be processed until a corrected form is submitted.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: October 18, 2016.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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