Scott v. City of Dunwoody et al
ORDER transferring this action to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, for further consideration. Signed by Magistrate Judge Brian K. Epps on 5/18/2023. (gmh) [Transferred from Georgia Southern on 5/18/2023.]
Case 1:23-cv-02253-TCB Document 4 Filed 05/18/23 Page 1 of 1
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
JASON DANIEL SCOTT,
CITY OF DUNWOODY; JASON’S DELI
RESTAURANT; WALMART SHOPPING )
CENTER; ROSS CLOTHING STORE; and )
TARGET SHOPPING CENTER,
Plaintiff filed this case in the Augusta Division of the Southern District of Georgia
even though Plaintiff and the named Defendants are located in the Northern District of
Georgia, and the events described in Plaintiff’s complaint allegedly occurred in DeKalb
County, Georgia, in the Northern District. (See doc. no. 1.) Because Dekalb County is in the
Northern District of Georgia, the proper venue is the Atlanta Division of that District. 28
U.S.C. § 1391(b).
In the interest of justice, instead of dismissing this action, the Court ORDERS it
TRANSFERRED to the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division.
§ 1406(a). The Court also DIRECTS the Clerk to forward the file to that District. Plaintiff
should be aware that all future filings in this case, including the response to the May 18th,
2023 deficiency notice, should be made with the Clerk, U.S. District Court, Northern District
of Georgia, 2211 U.S. Courthouse, 75 Ted Turner Drive, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3361.
SO ORDERED this 18th day of May, 2023, at Augusta, Georgia.
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