Davis et al v. Hayes et al
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)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
KEITH ADAIR DAVIS,
CASE NO. C16-1709 RSM-BAT
ORDER DENYING MOTION TO
WILLIAM HAYES, et. al.,
Keith Adair Davis, has filed a second motion to appoint counsel. Dkt. 53. For the
following reasons, the Court DENIES the motion without prejudice.
The Court may appoint counsel for indigent civil litigants only under exceptional
circumstances. At this point, Mr. Davis has not presented exceptional circumstances that would
justify the appointment of counsel. Rather he has demonstrated the ability to litigate his case
vigorously, including seeking review in the Circuit Court of Appeals. Accordingly, the Court
DENIES the motion to appoint counsel, Dkt. 53, without prejudice. The Clerk shall send a
copy of this Order to Mr. Davis.
DATED this 8th day of September, 2017.
BRIAN A. TSUCHIDA
United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DENYING MOTION TO APPOINT
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