Jensen v. State of Washington et al

Filing 47

ORDER DIRECTING COUNSEL TO CLARIFY THEIR STATUS by Hon. Brian A Tsuchida. Counsel Darryl Parker and David M. Rose shall clarify whether they are representing Mr. Jensen for the entirety of this matter, no later than October 16, 2017.(KMP)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 7 8 WILLIAM FREDERICK JENSEN, 9 10 11 Plaintiff, ORDER DIRECTING COUNSEL TO CLARIFY THEIR STATUS v. STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al., 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 CASE NO. C16-1963 RSM-BAT Defendants. This is a civil rights action brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 by a pro se prisoner. On April 14, 2017, the Court granted a motion filed by David M. Rose to make an appearance limited to filing an amended complaint on behalf of plaintiff. Dkt. 29. After Mr. Rose filed the amended complaint, he was removed from the docket, based upon the limited nature of his appearance. Dkt. 35. On August 5, 2017, Darryl Parker filed a Notice of Association indicating that he is “cocounsel for Plaintiff William Frederick Jensen.” Dkt. 45. To avoid any confusion, due to Mr. Rose’s earlier request to make a limited appearance, the Court ORDERS: (1) Counsel Darryl Parker and David M. Rose shall clarify whether they are representing Mr. Jensen for the entirety of this matter, no later than October 16, 2017. If so, they shall also file notices of appearances indicating they fully represent Mr. Jensen. ORDER DIRECTING COUNSEL TO CLARIFY THEIR STATUS - 1 1 (2) If counsel indicate they are not representing Mr. Jensen, the Clerk shall remove 2 them from the docket. The Court will deem Mr. Jensen to be unrepresented and proceeding pro 3 se in this case. 4 (3) The Clerk is directed to send copies of this Order to all counsel and to plaintiff. 5 DATED this 10th day of October, 2017. 6 A 7 BRIAN A. TSUCHIDA United States Magistrate Judge 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 ORDER DIRECTING COUNSEL TO CLARIFY THEIR STATUS - 2

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