Kobrick v. Stevens et al
ORDER directing Clrk of Ct to designate deft Matthew Stevens as proceeding pro se, advising Stevens that pro se litigants must comply w/ FRCP, Federal Rules of Evidence, local rules of ct & ct orders, directing Stevens to file brs to pltfs' MILs 174 176 178 by 3/23/18 w/ pltf's ddl for replies 3/30/18, & noting all remaining ddls set forth in ct's order 148 remain in effect. (See order for complete details.) Signed by Chief Judge Christopher C. Conner on 3/9/18. (ki)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
MATTHEW STEVENS, LAKELAND
SCHOOL DISTRICT, WESTERN
WAYNE SCHOOL DISTRICT, DR.
THOMAS KAMEROSKI, ANDREW
FALONK, and PATRICK SHEEHAN,
CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:13-CV-2865
(Chief Judge Conner)
AND NOW, this 9th day of March, 2018, upon consideration of the court’s
order (Doc. 173) granting the motion (Doc. 172) by the Levin Legal Group, P.C.
(“Levin Legal”) to withdraw as counsel for defendant Matthew Stevens (“Stevens”);
requiring Levin Legal to cause to be served upon Stevens a copy of the court’s
order (Doc. 173) and to file a certificate of service thereafter, (id. ¶ 1); according
Stevens twenty-one days from the date of service of the order (Doc. 173) to secure
new counsel or notify the court of his desire to proceed in this matter pro se, (id.
¶ 2); and admonishing Stevens that “failure to comply with [the court’s] directive
will be deemed an election to proceed pro se,” (id.), and the court observing that
Stevens received a copy of the court’s order (Doc. 173) on February 23, 2018, (Doc.
181), and it appearing that the twenty-one-day period to secure new counsel has
expired without notice by Stevens of an intent to proceed pro se or entry of an
appearance by substitute counsel on his behalf, it is hereby ORDERED that:
The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to designate defendant Matthew
Stevens (“Stevens”) as proceeding pro se.
The court advises Stevens that pro se litigants must comply with the
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, local
rules of court, and court orders.
Stevens shall file responsive briefs to plaintiff’s motions (Docs. 174,
176, 178) in limine on or before Friday, March 23, 2018. Any replies
shall be filed by plaintiff on or before Friday, March 30, 2018.
All remaining deadlines set forth in the court’s order (Doc. 148) shall
remain in effect.
/S/ CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER
Christopher C. Conner, Chief Judge
United States District Court
Middle District of Pennsylvania
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