Trofatter v. Kiry et al CASE TRANSFERRED

Filing 4

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE to the Western District of Michigan. Signed by District Judge John Corbett O'Meara. (PPau)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION MICHAEL TROFATTER, Plaintiff, v. KRISTINA KIRY and ANNE M. WESTFALL, Defendants. / ORDER OF TRANSFER Plaintiff Michael Trofatter has filed a pro se civil rights complaint under 42 U.S.C. 1983. Venue is appropriate in the judicial district where either all defendants reside or where the claims arose. 28 U.S.C. 1391(b); Al-Muhaymin v. Jones, 895 F.2d 1147 (6th Cir. 1990). Plaintiff complains of actions taken by defendants in connection with their employment by the Ingham County Circuit Court. Ingham County is located in the Western District of Michigan. See 28 U.S.C. 102(b). The defendants reside and the claims arose in the Western District of Michigan. See id. Therefore, venue is not appropriate in this district. Accordingly, in the interests of justice, the Court transfers Plaintiff's case to the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Southern Division and ORDERS the Clerk of the Court to transfer the Court file to the Western District of Michigan, Southern Division. s/John Corbett O'Meara United States District Judge Date: September 28, 2009 Case Number: 5:09-CV-13457 HON. JOHN CORBETT O'MEARA I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon the parties of record on this date, September 28, 2009, using the ECF system and/or ordinary mail. s/William Barkholz Case Manager 2

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