Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College et al
MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice for admission of Nicole Gon Ochi Filing fee: $ 100, receipt number 0101-6410623 by M. B., K. C., Sarah Cole, Y. D., G. E., A. G., I. G., R. H., J. L., Fadhal Moore, Arjini Kumari Nawal, R. S., Itzel Vasquez-Rodriguez, Keyanna Wigglesworth. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing, # 2 Exhibit Declaration)(Cregor, Matthew)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR
THE DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS
STUDENTS FOR FAIR ADMISSIONS,
Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-14176-ADB
PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF
HARVARD COLLEGE (HARVARD
MOTION FOR ADMISSION PRO HAC VICE
Pursuant to Massachusetts Local Rule 83.5.3(b), Matthew Cregor, Esq., a member in good
standing of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States District Court
for the District of Massachusetts, moves for the admission of Nicole K. Ochi, a member of the
California Bar, to this Court for the purpose of representing Student Amici Curiae1 in the abovecaptioned matter, and states as follows:
Nicole K. Ochi is the Supervising Attorney of the Impact Litigation Unit at Asian
Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles. Her business address is 1145 Wilshire Boulevard,
Los Angeles, CA 90017 and her telephone number is (213) 241-0211.
Student Amici Curiae are a group of current and prospective students of Harvard whom the
Court granted leave to participate in this action as amici. Order at 23, June 15, 2015, ECF No.
Nicole K. Ochi is an active member of the California Bar with no record of
discipline, as evidenced by the Certificate of Standing attached hereto as Exhibit A. There are no
disciplinary proceedings pending against her as a member of the bar in any jurisdiction. See
Declaration of Nicole K. Ochi, attached hereto as Exhibit B.
Nicole K. Ochi is familiar with the applicable provisions of the Local Rules of the
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Matthew Cregor, a member of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, will continue to represent
Student Amici Curiae if this motion is granted.
Pursuant to Local Rule 7.1(a), Student Amici Curiae have conferred with counsel
for the Plaintiff and Defendant and they have no objection to granting this motion.
WHEREFORE, the Student Amici Curiae respectfully request that Nicole K. Ochi be
admitted to practice before this Court pro hac vice for the purpose of appearing as counsel for
Student Amici Curiae in the above referenced proceeding in accordance with the Rules of this
Dated: December 12, 2016
/s/ Matthew Cregor
Matthew Cregor, Esq. (BBO# 673785)
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and
61 Batterymarch Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
ATTORNEY FOR AMICI CURIAE
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
In accordance with Local Rule 5.2(b), I hereby certify that this document filed through
the ECF system on December 12, 2016 will be sent electronically to the registered participants as
identified on the Notice of Electronic Filing.
/s/ Matthew Cregor
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