Kobrick v. Stevens et al

Filing 182

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)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA ALEXANDRA KOBRICK, Plaintiff v. MATTHEW STEVENS, LAKELAND SCHOOL DISTRICT, WESTERN WAYNE SCHOOL DISTRICT, DR. MARGARET BILLINGS-JONES, THOMAS KAMEROSKI, ANDREW FALONK, and PATRICK SHEEHAN, Defendants : : : : : : : : : : : : : : CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:13-CV-2865 (Chief Judge Conner) ORDER 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: 1. The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to designate defendant Matthew Stevens (“Stevens”) as proceeding pro se. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4. 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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