IDS Property Casualty Insurance Co v. Fellows

Filing 220

MINUTE ORDER re-noting Defendant Charles H. Fellows's 206 MOTION for Attorney Fees and Costs (Noting Date RESET for 5/19/2017); striking as moot Plaintiff's 216 Motion for Extension of Time to respond to Defendant's Motion for Attorney Fees; granting Plaintiff's 219 Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages. Authorized by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (SWT)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 7 8 9 IDS PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, Plaintiff, 10 11 12 v. C15-2031 TSZ MINUTE ORDER CHARLES H. FELLOWS, Defendant. 13 14 The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge: 15 (1) Defendant Charles H. Fellows’s motion for attorney fees and costs, docket no. 206, is RENOTED to May 19, 2017. By Monday, May 8, 2017, defendant shall file a supplemental brief, not to exceed five (5) pages in length, addressing whether defendant’s trial attorneys are limited in their recovery from defendant to the greater of the contingency fee or statutory fee. See Hamner v. Rios, 769 F.2d 1404 (9th Cir. 1985); Sullivan v. Crown Paper Board Co., 719 F.2d 667 (3d Cir. 1983); Wheatley v. Ford, 679 F.2d 1037 (2d Cir. 1982); see also Venegas v. Skaggs, 867 F.2d 527 (9th Cir. 1989). A copy of the contingency-fee agreement between defendant and Keller Rohrback L.L.P. shall be attached to such supplemental brief. 16 17 18 19 20 (2) Plaintiff IDS Property and Casualty Insurance Company’s consolidated response to defendant’s motion for attorney fees and costs and the supplemental brief 21 required in Paragraph 1 is due on May 15, 2017. Plaintiff’s motion for extension of time, docket no. 216, is STRICKEN as moot. 22 23 MINUTE ORDER - 1 (3) Plaintiff’s motion, docket no. 219, for leave to file an overlength brief in response to defendant’s motion for attorney fees and costs is GRANTED as follows. 2 Plaintiff’s consolidated response shall not exceed twenty-four (24) pages. Defendant’s reply shall not exceed twelve (12) pages and shall be filed by the new noting date. 3 (4) The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Minute Order to all counsel of 4 record. 1 5 Dated this 28th day of April, 2017. 6 William M. McCool Clerk 7 s/Karen Dews Deputy Clerk 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 MINUTE ORDER - 2

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