Kische USA LLC v Simsek et al

Filing 100

ORDER striking Plaintiff's 96 second motion for partial summary judgment and directing Kische to refile the motion in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Civil Rules. Signed by Judge James L. Robart. (PM)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 8 9 10 KISCHE USA LLC, CASE NO. C16-0168JLR Plaintiff, 11 ORDER v. 12 13 ALI SIMSEK, et al., Defendants. 14 15 On September 29, 2017, Plaintiff Kische USA LLC (“Kische”) filed a second 16 motion for partial summary judgment. (2d MSJ (Dkt. # 96).) Kische’s counsel did not, 17 however, sign the motion as the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Western 18 District of Washington’s Local Civil Rules require. (See id. at 30 (showing blank space 19 for counsel’s signature)); Fed. R. Civ. P. 11(a) (“Every pleading, written motion, and 20 other paper must be signed by at least one attorney of record in the attorney’s 21 name . . . .”); Local Rules W.D. Wash. LCR 10(e)(4) (“All pleadings, motions[,] and 22 other filings shall be dated and signed as provided by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11, ORDER - 1 1 LCR 11, and the court’s Electronic Filing Procedures.”); id. LCR 11(a). The court 2 therefore DIRECTS the Clerk to strike the motion (Dkt. # 96) and Kische to refile the 3 motion in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Civil 4 Rules. Upon refiling, Kische must renote the motion pursuant to Local Civil Rule 5 7(d)(3). Id. LCR 7(d)(3) (“[M]otions for summary judgment . . . shall be noted for 6 consideration on a date no earlier than the fourth Friday after filing and service of the 7 motion.”). 8 Dated this 2nd day of October, 2017. 9 10 A 11 JAMES L. ROBART United States District Judge 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 ORDER - 2

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