Davis et al v. Hayes et al

Filing 54

ORDER denying without prejudice Plaintiff's 53 Motion to Appoint Counsel signed by Hon. Brian A Tsuchida.**1 PAGE(S), PRINT ALL**(Keith Davis, Prisoner ID: 216001169)(PM)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 6 7 8 KEITH ADAIR DAVIS, Plaintiff, 9 10 11 12 13 14 CASE NO. C16-1709 RSM-BAT ORDER DENYING MOTION TO APPOINT COUNSEL v. WILLIAM HAYES, et. al., Defendant. Keith Adair Davis, has filed a second motion to appoint counsel. Dkt. 53. For the following reasons, the Court DENIES the motion without prejudice. 15 The Court may appoint counsel for indigent civil litigants only under exceptional 16 circumstances. At this point, Mr. Davis has not presented exceptional circumstances that would 17 justify the appointment of counsel. Rather he has demonstrated the ability to litigate his case 18 vigorously, including seeking review in the Circuit Court of Appeals. Accordingly, the Court 19 DENIES the motion to appoint counsel, Dkt. 53, without prejudice. The Clerk shall send a 20 copy of this Order to Mr. Davis. 21 DATED this 8th day of September, 2017. 22 A 23 BRIAN A. TSUCHIDA United States Magistrate Judge ORDER DENYING MOTION TO APPOINT COUNSEL - 1

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