Scott v. City of Dunwoody et al

Filing 4

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)

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Case 1:23-cv-00061-JRH-BKE Document 4 Filed 05/18/23 Page 1 of 1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA AUGUSTA DIVISION JASON DANIEL SCOTT, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) CITY OF DUNWOODY; JASON’S DELI ) RESTAURANT; WALMART SHOPPING ) CENTER; ROSS CLOTHING STORE; and ) TARGET SHOPPING CENTER, ) ) Defendants. ) _________ CV 123-061 ORDER _________ 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. 28 U.S.C. § 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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