Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College et al

Filing 228

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)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON DIVISION STUDENTS FOR FAIR ADMISSIONS, INC, Plaintiff, v. Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-14176-ADB PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE (HARVARD CORPORATION), Defendant. 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: 1. 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. 1 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. 52. -1- 2. 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. 3. Nicole K. Ochi is familiar with the applicable provisions of the Local Rules of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. 4. 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. 5. 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 Court. Respectfully submitted, Dated: December 12, 2016 /s/ Matthew Cregor Matthew Cregor, Esq. (BBO# 673785) Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice 61 Batterymarch Street, 5th Floor Boston, MA 02110 (617) 988-0609 ATTORNEY FOR AMICI CURIAE -2- 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 Matthew Cregor -3-

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