Tolliver-McGregor v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana, Inc.
ORDER granting 41 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice of Thomas C. Hardy, Esq. Acknowledgment of PHV Order due by 9/20/2017. Signed by Judge Sam E Haddon on 9/5/2017. (ELL)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA
SEP 0 5 2017
Clerk, U.S District Court
Distnct Of Montana
HEAL TH CARE SERVICE
CORPORATION, an Illinois mutual
legal reserve company d/b/a in
Montana as Blue Cross and Blue
Shield of Montana,
On August 18, 2017, Defendant moved for admission of Thomas C. Hardy,
Esq. to practice before this Court in this case with Daniel J. Auerbach, Esq., of
Browning, Kaleczyc, Berry & Hoven, P.C., Missoula, Montana, to act as local
counsel.' By Order of August 25, 2017, the Court advised the parties that "[t]he
policy of this Court precludes the admission of more than two pro hac vice
lawyers for any one party" and required either a withdrawal of the application for
pro hac vice admission of Thomas C. Hardy, Esq. or the withdrawal of one of the
pro hac vice counsel admitted by prior order of the Court. 2 On September 1, 2017,
a Notice of Withdrawal of Pro Hae Vice Appearance of Meredith A. Shippee was
Thomas C. Hardy's application appears to be in compliance with L.R.
Defendant Health Care Service Corporation's Unopposed Motion for
Admission of Thomas C. Hardy Pro Hae Vice 4 is GRANTED, subject to the
Local counsel must serve as either lead or co-lead counsel;
Either Martin J. Bishop, Esq. or Thomas C. Hardy, Esq., but not both,
may act as co-lead counsel;
Thomas C. Hardy, Esq. must do his own work. He must do his own
writing, sign his own pleadings, motions and briefs, and, if designated co-lead
counsel, must appear and participate personally in all proceedings before this
Doc. 42 at 2.
Local counsel shall also sign all such pleadings, motions and briefs
and other documents served or filed.
Admission is personal to Thomas C. Hardy, Esq.; it is not an admission of
Reed Smith, LLP.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED:
This Order will be withdrawn unless Thomas C. Hardy, Esq., within 15 days
from the date of this Order, files an acknowledgment and acceptance of his
admission under the terms set forth above.
~ay of September, 2017.
United States District Judge
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