Frenkel v. Baker
ORDER granting 2 Plaintiff's Motion for Substitution of Party-Plaintiff. Alla Pasternack, as personal representative of the Estate of Leon Frenkel, is hereby substituted as a Plaintiff in this action in place of Leon Frenkel. Signed by Magistrate Judge Julie S. Sneed on 2/9/2018. (SMC)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
Case No: 8:17-mc-115-T-36JSS
KENNETH H. BAKER,
THIS MATTER is before the Court on Plaintiff’s Motion for Substitution of Party-Plaintiff
(“Motion”). (Dkt. 2.) For the reasons set forth below, the Court grants Plaintiff’s Motion.
On October 17, 2017, Leon Frenkel filed an Order and Judgment from the United States
District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Defendant Kenneth Baker,
registering the judgment in this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1963. (Dkt. 1.) On February 7,
2018, Plaintiff’s counsel filed the Motion seeking to substitute Alla Pasternack, as the personal
representative of the Estate of Leon Frenkel, in place of Leon Frenkel. (Dkt. 2.)
Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 25(a)(1), “[i]f a party dies and the claim is not
extinguished, the court may order substitution of the proper party. A motion for substitution may
be made by any party or by the decedent’s successor or representative.” Fed. R. Civ. P. 25(a)(1).
Here, Alla Pasternack, as the personal representative of decedent’s Estate, seeks to substitute Leon
Frenkel as the Plaintiff in this action. Accordingly, it is
1. Plaintiff’s Motion for Substitution of Party-Plaintiff (Dkt. 2) is GRANTED.
2. Alla Pasternack, as personal representative of the Estate of Leon Frenkel, is hereby
substituted as a Plaintiff in this action in place of Leon Frenkel.
DONE and ORDERED in Tampa, Florida, on February 9, 2018.
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Counsel of Record
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