Federal National Mortgage Association v. Bullock et al
ORDER adopting Report and Recommendation 30 - This action is REMANDED to the Fourth Judicial District of the State of Minnesota. The Clerk of Court shall mail a certified copy of this Order to the clerk of the Fourth Judicial District of the State of Minnesota. (Written Opinion) Signed by Judge Joan N. Ericksen on January 21, 2014. (CBC)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA
Federal National Mortgage Association,
Civil No. 13-1202 (JNE/JJK)
Teresa Bullock, John Doe, Mary Roe, and
This is an eviction action brought by Federal National Mortgage Association in
state court and removed by Teresa Bullock. On December 12, 2013, the Honorable
Jeffrey J. Keyes, United States Magistrate Judge, recommended that the action be
remanded to state court. Bullock objected. 1 The Court has conducted a de novo review
of the record. See D. Minn. LR 72.2(b). Based on that review, the Court adopts the
Report and Recommendation [Docket No. 30]. 2 Therefore, IT IS ORDERED THAT:
This action is REMANDED to the Fourth Judicial District of the State of
On December 26, 2013, one of Bullock’s attorneys, William B. Butler, was
suspended from the practice of law before the United States Court of Appeals for the
Eighth Circuit. In re Butler, No. 13-9013 (8th Cir. Dec. 26, 2013). Consequently, he was
automatically suspended from the practice of law before this Court. See D. Minn. LR
83.6(b)(1). Bullock objected before Butler’s suspension.
The Court has remanded several similar actions to state court. See, e.g., Fed. Nat’l
Mortg. Ass’n v. Guse, Civil No. 13-801 (PJS/JSM), 2014 WL 127033 (D. Minn. Jan. 14,
2014); Fed. Home Loan Mortg. Corp. v. Stone, Civil No. 13-970 (JNE/AJB) (D. Minn.
Aug. 12, 2013); Fed. Nat’l Mortg. Ass’n v. Torborg, Civil No. 13-1522 (DWF/AJB),
2013 WL 5567450 (D. Minn. Oct. 9, 2013), appeal docketed, No. 13-3334 (8th Cir. Oct.
The Clerk of Court shall mail a certified copy of this Order to the clerk of
the Fourth Judicial District of the State of Minnesota.
LET JUDGMENT BE ENTERED ACCORDINGLY.
Dated: January 21, 2014
s/Joan N. Ericksen
JOAN N. ERICKSEN
United States District Judge
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