Wildearth Guardians et al v. Bucknall et al

Filing 6

ORDER granting #2 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice for Attorney Jennifer R. Schwartz for Wildearth Guardians. NOTE: Instructions to request Montana CM/ECF registration through PACER are found #here. Acknowledgment of PHV Order due by 2/2/2023. Signed by Judge Dana L. Christensen on 1/18/2023. (ASG)

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Case 9:23-cv-00010-DLC Document 6 Filed 01/18/23 Page 1 of 2 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA MISSOULA DIVISION WILDEARTH GUARDIANS, a nonprofit organization; WESTERN WATERSHEDS PROJECT, a nonprofit organization; and TRAP FREE MONTANA, a non-profit organization, CV 23–10–M–DLC ORDER Plaintiffs, vs. JANET BUCKNALL, in her official capacity as Deputy Administrator, U.S. Department of Agriculture APHISWildlife Services; DALIN TIDWELL, in his official capacity as State Director, Wildlife Services-Montana; UNITED STATES ANIMAL PLANT AND INSPECTION SERVICE, a federal agency; TOM VILSACK, in his official capacity as Secretary of Agriculture; UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, a federal department; MARTHA WILLIAMS, in her official capacity as Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, a federal agency; DEB HAALAND, in her official capacity as Secretary of the Interior; and the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, a federal department, Defendants. 1 Case 9:23-cv-00010-DLC Document 6 Filed 01/18/23 Page 2 of 2 Before the Court is Plaintiff WildEarth Guardians’ motion for the admission of attorney Jennifer Rose Schwartz of WildEarth Guardians, pro hac vice, in the above-captioned matter. (Doc. 2.) It appears that Matthew K. Bishop of Western Environmental Law Center will serve as local counsel in this matter. (Id. at 2–3.) Ms. Schwartz’s application (Doc. 2-1) complies with this Court’s Local Rules governing the admission of counsel pro hac vice. L.R. 83.1(d). Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that the motion (Doc. 2) is GRANTED on the condition that Ms. Schwartz does her own work. This means that she must: (1) do her own writing; (2) sign her own pleadings, motions, and briefs; and (3) appear and participate personally. Ms. Schwartz shall take steps to register in the Court’s electronic filing system (CM-ECF). Further information is available on the Court’s website, www.mtd.uscourts.gov, or from the Clerk’s Office. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this Order is subject to withdrawal unless Ms. Schwartz files a separate pleading acknowledging her admission under the terms set forth above within fifteen (15) days of this Order. DATED this 18th day of January, 2023. 2

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