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 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)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR
THE DISTRICT COURT OF MASSACHUSETTS
STUDENTS FOR FAIR ADMISSIONS,
PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF
HARVARD COLLEGE (HARVARD
Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-14176-DJC
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:
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.
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
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.
Genevieve Bonadies Torres is familiar with the applicable provisions of the Local
Rules of the United States 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 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
Dated: August 6, 2018
/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
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
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