Walker et al v. Beaumont Independent School District et al
ORDER ADOPTING the 348 Report and Recommendation on Re-Urged Motions for Attorneys Fees. Neil and Neild's 346 Re-Urged Motion for Attorney Fees, and the 345 BISD Re-Urged Motion for Attorney Fees are granted. The Court Orders that a ttorneys fees are awarded in the amount of $95,282.75 to the BISD Defendants and $46,224.53 to Neil and Neild. The fee awards are to be recovered from Plaintiffs, jointly and severally. Plaintiffs are Ordered to pay the fee amounts within twenty-one (21) days of this order, as recommended by the magistrate judge and requested by Defendants. Signed by District Judge Marcia A. Crone on 1/19/2021. (kcv, )
Case 1:15-cv-00379-MAC-KFG Document 351 Filed 01/19/21 Page 1 of 2 PageID #: 9670
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
CALVIN GARY WALKER, et al.,
BEAUMONT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
DISTRICT, et al.,
CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:15-CV-379
MEMORANDUM ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636 and the Local Rules for the United States District
Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the District Court referred this matter to United States
Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin for consideration and recommended disposition of casedispositive motions. On November 30, 2020, Judge Giblin issued a report and recommendation
on the following motions:
Beaumont Independent School District (BISD), Vernice Monroe, A.B. Bernard,
Jimmy Simmons, Robert Turner, Joe Domino, Lenny Caballero, Jack Carroll, Aaron
Covington, Leroy Saleme, Vernon Butler, Jane Kingsley, and Terry Ingram’s (collectively,
“the BISD Defendants”) re-urged Motion for Attorneys’ Fees (doc. #345); and
Case 1:15-cv-00379-MAC-KFG Document 351 Filed 01/19/21 Page 2 of 2 PageID #: 9671
Defendants Michael Neil (“Neil”) and Tom Neild’s (“Neild”) re-urged Motion for
Attorneys’ Fees (doc. #346).
Judge Giblin recommended that the Court grant the motions for attorneys’ fees. He also
recommended that the Court award attorneys’ fees to the BISD Defendants, Neil, and Neild.
No party has filed objections to the magistrate judge’s report. The Court ORDERS that
the Report and Recommendation (#348) is ADOPTED. The BISD Defendants’ Re-Urged Motion
for Attorneys’ Fees (#345) and Neil and Neild’s Re-Urged Motion for Attorneys’ Fees (#346) are
The Court further ORDERS that attorneys’ fees are awarded in the amount of $95,282.75
to the BISD Defendants and $46,224.53 to Neil and Neild. The fee awards are to be recovered
from Plaintiffs, jointly and severally. Plaintiffs are ORDERED to pay the fee amounts within
twenty-one (21) days of this order, as recommended by the magistrate judge and requested by
SIGNED at Beaumont, Texas, this 19th day of January, 2021.
MARCIA A. CRONE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.
Why Is My Information Online?