Citizens For Community Values, Inc v. Upper Arlington Public Library Board of Trustees

Filing 28

AFFIDAVIT re 26 Brief in Support of Plaintiff's Motion for Attorneys' Fees and Non-Taxable Expenses - Michele L. Schmidt by Plaintiff Citizens For Community Values, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A) (Chandler, Timothy)

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Citizens For Community Values, Inc v. Upper Arlington Public Library Board of Trustees Doc. 28 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO EASTERN DIVISION CITIZENS FOR COMMUNITY VALUES, INC., : : Plaintiff, : : vs. : : UPPER ARLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY : BOARD OF TRUSTEES, : : Defendant. : Case No. 2:08-cv-00223-GCS-NMK Judge George C. Smith Magistrate Judge Norah McCann King DECLARATION OF MICHELE L. SCHMIDT IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR ATTORNEYS FEES AND NON-TAXABLE COSTS Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1746, I, Michele L. Schmidt, state as follows: 1. 2. The matters declared herein are based upon my own personal knowledge. I am a Certified Paralegal with the Alliance Defense Fund, a non-profit public interest law firm. My firm represents Plaintiff in the above-captioned matter. 3. This declaration is filed to demonstrate the reasonableness of the total number of hours I incurred on behalf of Plaintiff in this matter. 4. My participation in the case included drafting, editing, and cite-checking pleadings, motions, and other litigation-related documents, as well as a variety of administrative duties. 5. As reflected on the attached timesheet, I personally spent a total of 50 hours in furtherance of the excellent results obtained in this litigation on behalf of our client. My timesheet is based on contemporaneous records that I kept as I worked on each task. However, after reviewing my timesheet and coordinating with counsel as part of my firm's regular CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on September 26, 2008, I electronically submitted the foregoing document with the Clerk of Court using the CM/ECF system for filing and transmittal of a Notice of Electronic Filing to the following CM/ECF registrants: Kevin H. Theriot, David R. Langdon Timothy D Chandler, Heather Gebelin Hacker Counsel for Plaintiff Angelique Paul Newcomb Susan Porter Counsel for Defendant /s/ Timothy D. Chandler Timothy D. Chandler CA Bar No. 234325 ALLIANCE DEFENSE FUND 101 Parkshore Drive, Suite 100 Folsom, California 95630 Telephone: (916) 932-2850 Email: 3

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