Williams v. Horsley et al

Filing 82

*** E-FILING ERROR - SEE DOCKET ENTRY NO. 83 *** STIPULATION AND ORDER 81 Re: Case Management Conference: Case Management Conference set for 7/19/2013 10:30 AM in Courtroom 6, 4th Floor, San Jose. Signed by Judge Ronald M. Whyte on 4/18/13. (jg, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/18/2013) Modified on 4/18/2013 (jg, COURT STAFF).

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 CHRISTIAN R. WILLIAMS, 12 Plaintiff, 13 v. 14 15 SHERIFF DON HORSLEY, et al., 16 Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. C 03-5158 RMW (PR) ORDER APPOINTING PRO BONO COUNSEL 17 Plaintiff, a state prisoner, filed a second amended pro se prisoner complaint under 42 18 U.S.C. § 1983. On September 29, 2008, the court granted defendants’ motion for summary 19 judgment. On July 2, 2012, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded this case. 20 In its memorandum disposition, it directed this court to appoint counsel for plaintiff. On 21 September 24, 2012, the court re-opened this case and referred it to the Federal Pro Bono Project 22 of the Volunteer Legal Services Program (“VLSP”) to locate counsel.1 23 The VLSP has informed the court that Maria Dryden of the DLA Piper LLP Global Law 24 Firm, 400 Capitol Mall Suite 2400, Sacramento, California 95814, (916) 930-3200, has agreed to 25 serve as appointed pro bono counsel for plaintiff. Thus, Maria Dryden is hereby APPOINTED 26 27 28 1 On December 11, 2012, plaintiff wrote a letter to the court requesting that Tai Lui Tan of Fenwick & West LLP law firm be re-appointed in this matter to represent him. VLSP contacted counsel, who indicated that Fenwick & West LLP was unable to take the case at this time. Order Appointing Pro Bono Counsel G:\PRO-SE\SJ.Rmw\CR old\CR.03\Williams158apptatty.wpd 1 as counsel for plaintiff pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(1) and the court’s Federal Pro Bono 2 Project guidelines. The scope of this referral shall be for all purposes for the duration of the 3 case. 4 5 6 7 8 The clerk shall set this matter for a case management conference within 90 days of the filing date of this order. IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: RONALD M. WHYTE United States District Judge 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Order Granting Plaintiff’s Motion to Appoint Counsel 2 G:\PRO-SE\SJ.Rmw\CR old\CR.03\Williams158apptatty.wpd UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA WILLIAMS, Case Number: CV03-05158 RMW Plaintiff, CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE v. HORSLEY et al, Defendant. / I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I am an employee in the Office of the Clerk, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. That on January 22, 2013, I SERVED a true and correct copy(ies) of the attached, by placing said copy(ies) in a postage paid envelope addressed to the person(s) hereinafter listed, by depositing said envelope in the U.S. Mail, or by placing said copy(ies) into an inter-office delivery receptacle located in the Clerk's office. Christian R. Williams AT/510735 Coalinga State Hospital RT 4234 P O Box 5003 Coalinga, CA 93210-5003 Dated: January 22, 2013 Richard W. Wieking, Clerk By: Jackie Lynn Garcia, Deputy Clerk

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