West v. Colvin

Filing 10

ORDER Directing Plaintiff to Inform Court Whether She Consents to Magistrate Judge for All Purposes. Signed by Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton on 2/28/2013. (hlkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/28/2013) (Additional attachment(s) added on 2/28/2013: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (nah, COURT STAFF).

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 DIANA LYNN WEST, 5 Plaintiff, 6 7 v. CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, No. C 13-00087 PJH ORDER DIRECTING PLAINTIFF TO INFORM COURT WHETHER SHE CONSENTS TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE FOR ALL PURPOSES 8 9 In cases initially assigned to a district judge, the parties may consent at any time to 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 Defendant. _________________________________/ reassignment of the case to a magistrate judge for all purposes, including entry of final 12 judgment. See Civil L.R. 73-1(b). This option is being made available because the 13 magistrate judges in this district have smaller civil dockets and no felony criminal cases and 14 may be able to adjudicate this case more expeditiously than the undersigned district judge. 15 On February 28, 2013, defendant filed a consent to proceed before a magistrate judge. 16 Accordingly, plaintiff is hereby DIRECTED to advise the court, no later than March 17 22, 2013, whether she consents to have a magistrate judge conduct all further proceedings 18 in the instant action. Normally the parties would be directed to so inform the court in their 19 Joint Case Management Statement filed in connection with the initial case management 20 conference. However, because this case involves a review of an administrative record, a 21 case management conference has not been scheduled. The parties are advised that they 22 may jointly request assignment to a specific magistrate judge. For plaintiff’s convenience, a 23 consent form is attached hereto; forms are also available at http://cand.uscourts.gov, in the 24 "Forms" section. 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: February 28, 2013 ______________________________ PHYLLIS J. HAMILTON United States District Judge 1 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 4 5 DIANA LYNN WEST, 6 Plaintiff, 7 8 No. C 13-00087 PJH v. CONSENT TO PROCEED BEFORE A UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, 9 Defendant. ___________________________________/ 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 CONSENT TO PROCEED BEFORE A UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 12 In accordance with the provisions of Title 28, U.S.C. Section 636(c), the undersigned 13 party or parties to the above-captioned civil matter hereby voluntarily consent to have a 14 United States Magistrate Judge conduct any and all further proceedings in the case, 15 including trial, and order the entry of a final judgment. Appeal from the judgment shall be 16 taken directly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. 17 18 Dated: _______________________ ______________________________ Signature 19 20 Attorney for _____________________ 21 (Plaintiff, Defendant or indicate “Pro Se”) 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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