Filing 11

ORDER denying 10 MOTION to Appoint Counsel filed by ISAAC LITHARIO PETERSON Signed by SENIOR JUDGE LACEY A COLLIER on 6/5/2009. (djb)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT N O R T H E R N DISTRICT OF FLORIDA P E N S AC O L A DIVISION ISAAC LITHARIO PETERSON VS ERIC M SHAUGHNESSY, et al. REFERRAL AND ORDER Referred to Judge Lacey Collier on June 2, 2009 Motion/Pleadings: MOTION FOR APPOINMENT OF COUNSEL Filed byPLAINTIFF on 6/1/09 Doc.# 10 RESPONSES: on Doc.# on Doc.# Stipulated Joint Pldg. Unopposed Consented WILLIAM M. McCOOL, CLERK OF COURT /s/Donna Bajzik Deputy Clerk: Donna Bajzik CASE NO. 3:09cv177-LC/MD LC (1 OR 2) ORDER Upon consideration of the foregoing, it is ORDERED this 5th day of June, 2009, that: (a) The relief requested is DENIED. (b) The appointment of counsel in civil cases is "a privilege that is justified in only by exceptional circumstances, such as where the facts and legal issues are so novel or complex as to require the assistance of a trained practitioner." Poole v. Lambert, 819 F.2d 1025, 1028 (11th Cir. 1987). This case does not meet those exceptional requirements. s/L.A. Collier LACEY A. COLLIER S e n i o r United States District Judge

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