Patterson v. Wells Fargo Bank et al

Filing 17

Sua sponte judicial referral to determine whether case number 17-cv-5461 is related to case number 17-cv-5450. Signed by Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero on October 4, 2017. (jcslc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/4/2017)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 SAMUEL PATTERSON, Case No. 17-cv-05461-JCS Also Filed in Case No. 17-cv-5450-EDL Plaintiff, 8 v. SUA SPONTE REFERRAL TO DETERMINE WHETHER CASES ARE RELATED 9 10 WELLS FARGO BANK, et al., Defendants. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 Plaintiff Samuel Patterson originally filed this action in the California Superior Court for 13 the County of San Francisco, where it was assigned case number CGC-17-560824. Defendant 14 Citibank, N.A. removed on September 20, 2017, opening case number 17-cv-5450 in this Court, 15 assigned to the Honorable Elizabeth Laporte. The same day, Defendant Bank of America, N.A. 16 also removed to this Court, opening the present case assigned to the undersigned, number 17-cv- 17 5461. Because both cases in this Court purport to remove the same state court action, this case is 18 hereby REFERRED to Judge Laporte to determine whether it is related to case number 17-cv- 19 5450. See Civ. L.R. 3-12(c). Any party may file a response not exceeding five pages no later than 20 October 10, 2017. See Civ. L.R. 3-12(e), 7-11(b). 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: October 4, 2017 ______________________________________ JOSEPH C. SPERO Chief Magistrate Judge

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