Gomez v. City of Fremont et al

Filing 81

ORDER REFERRING PLAINTIFF TO FEDERAL PRO BONO PROJECT. Signed by Judge Beeler on 7/21/10. (lblc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/21/2010) (Additional attachment(s) added on 7/21/2010: # 1 Certificate of Service) (ls, COURT STAFF).

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Gomez v. City of Fremont et al Doc. 81 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 UNITED UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 12 For the Northern District of California UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT Northern District of California Oakland Division JOSE HIGAREDA GOMEZ, v. Plaintiff, No. C 07-00005 LB ORDER REFERRING LITIGANT TO FEDERAL PRO BONO PROJECT 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 CITY OF FREMONT, et al., Defendants. _______________________________/ IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff Jose Higareda Gomez shall be referred to the Federal Pro Bono Project in the manner set forth below: 1. The Clerk shall forward to the Volunteer Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco ("BASF") one copy of the court file with a notice of referral of the case pursuant to the Guidelines of the Federal Pro Bono Project for referral to a volunteer attorney. This Court's order denying Defendants' motion for summary judgment provides an overview of the case. See ECF No. 78. If BASF locates an attorney to represent Plaintiff, that attorney shall be appointed as counsel through trial, which is set for December 2, 2010. See March 6, 2010, scheduling order, ECF No. 56. A settlement conference is set before United States Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James on October 6, 2010, at 10 a.m. Ordinarily, the Court would stay proceedings in this action for four weeks for the appointment process, but no dates are scheduled until November. Also, defense counsel is unavailable until August 10, 2010. The Court will extend discovery deadlines if needed, but the case involves limited fact discovery, and any extension will not affect the currently-scheduled trial date. 2. 3. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: July 21, 2010 _______________________________ LAUREL BEELER United States Magistrate Judge ORDER (C 07-00005 LB) Dockets.Justia.com

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