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