Adams v. City of Hayward et al
ORDER REFERRING LITIGANT TO FEDERAL PRO BONO PROJECT AND STAYING PROCEEDINGS PENDING APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL. Signed by Judge Kandis A. Westmore on 01/11/2016. (kawlc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/11/2016)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
CITY OF HAYWARD, et al.,
) Case Number: 14-cv-5482-KAW
) ORDER REFERRING LITIGANT TO
) FEDERAL PRO BONO PROJECT AND
) STAYING PROCEEDINGS PENDING
APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL
The Plaintiff having requested and being in need of counsel to assist him/her in this
matter and good and just cause appearing,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff shall be referred to the Federal Pro Bono
Project (“Project”) in the manner set forth below:
The clerk shall forward the Referral Order to the appropriate Project office, San
Francisco or San Jose, determined by whether the referring judge is located in the
San Francisco/Oakland or San Jose division. The scope of this referral shall be
all purposes for the duration of the case
the limited purpose of representing the litigant in the course of
early neutral evaluation
and hearing on the following motion (e.g., motion for
summary judgment or motion to dismiss): ___________________________
discovery as follows:
Upon being notified by the Project that an attorney has been located to represent the
Plaintiff, that attorney shall be appointed as counsel for Plaintiff in this matter for the scope of
representation described above. If the appointment of counsel is for limited purposes, the Court
shall issue an order relieving the volunteer attorney from the limited representation of the litigant
once those purposes have been fulfilled.
All proceedings in this action are hereby stayed until four weeks from the date an
attorney is appointed to represent Plaintiff in this action.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
United States Magistrate Judge
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