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

Filing 473

MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice for admission of Genevieve Bonadies Torres Filing fee: $ 100, receipt number 0101-7261863 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 Certificate of Good Standing, # 2 Declaration, # 3 Text of Proposed Order Text of Proposed Order)(Cregor, Matthew)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT COURT OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON DIVISION STUDENTS FOR FAIR ADMISSIONS, INC, Plaintiff, v. PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE (HARVARD CORPORATION), Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-14176-DJC Defendant. MOTION FOR ADMISSION OF GENEVIEVE BONADIES TORRES TO APPEAR 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 Genevieve Bonadies Torres, a member of the California Bar, to this Court for the purpose of representing Student Amici Curiae 1 in the abovecaptioned matter, and states as follows: 1. Genevieve Bonadies Torres is Counsel with the Educational Opportunities Project at the Lawyers’ Committee For Civil Rights Under Law. Her business address is 1401 New York Ave., NW, Suite 400, Washington D.C., 20005 and her telephone number is (202) 662-8326. 2. Genevieve Bonadies Torres 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 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. disciplinary proceedings pending against her as a member of the bar in any jurisdiction. See declaration of Genevieve Bonadies Torres, attached hereto as Exhibit B. 3. Genevieve Bonadies Torres is familiar with the applicable provisions of the Local Rules of the United States 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 Genevieve Bonadies Torres 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. Dated: August 6, 2018 Respectfully submitted, /s/ Matthew Cregor Matthew Cregor, Esq., BBO # 673785 LAWYERS’ COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE 61 Batterymarch Street, 5th Floor Boston, MA 02110 Tel: (617) 988-0609 ATTORNEY FOR AMICI CURIAE 2 CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE In accordance with Local Rule 5.2(b) I hereby certify that this document filed through the ECF system on August 6, 2018 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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