Hatten-Gonzales v. Earnest
ORDER by District Judge Kenneth J. Gonzales denying 759 Motion to Appoint the Honorable Alan C. Torgerson as Mediator. (tah)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW MEXICO
DEBRA HATTEN-GONZALES, et al.,
No. CIV 88-0385 KG/CG
No. CIV-88-0786 KG/CG
BRENT EARNEST, Secretary of the
New Mexico Human Services Department,
ORDER DENYING WITHOUT PREJUDICE MOTION TO APPOINT
THE HONORABLE ALAN C. TORGERSON AS MEDIATOR (DOC. 759)
This matter comes before the Court on Defendant’s Motion to Court to Appoint the
Honorable Alan C. Torgerson as Mediator to Assist the Special Master in Resolving Disputes and to
Help the Special Master Communicate with the Court (Motion), filed on October 12, 2016. (Doc.
759). Plaintiffs filed a response on October 17, 2016, and Defendant filed a reply on October 21,
2016. (Docs. 760 and 761). On December 1, 2016, the Court entered an order taking the Motion
under advisement. (Doc. 766).
Considering the current state of the case and in order to efficiently manage its docket, the
Court denies the Motion without prejudice to Defendant re-filing the Motion should he feel that the
circumstances warrant such a Motion.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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