Ville v. Meridian At Stone Creek Assisted Living

Filing 8

ORDER REFERRING TO PRO BONO PANEL re Plaintiff's 5 MOTION to Appoint Counsel filed by Isatu Ville, signed by Hon. James P. Donohue. (SWT) (cc: Plaintiff via USPS)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 8 9 10 11 12 13 Case No. C17-913-RSL ISATU VILLE, Plaintiff, v. MERIDIAN AT STONE CREEK ASSISTED LIVING, 14 ORDER REFERRING MOTION FOR APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL TO SCREENING PANEL FOR RECOMMENDATION Defendant. 15 16 This matter comes before the Court upon plaintiff’s motion for court-appointed counsel 17 to represent her in this civil action. Dkt. 5. This motion was referred to the undersigned by the 18 Honorable Robert S. Lasnik on July 11, 2017. Dkt. 7. Defendants have not yet appeared in 19 this case.1 20 21 22 Having reviewed the application and the remaining record, the Court ORDERS as follows: (1) The Court refers plaintiff’s motion for appointment of counsel to the Screening 23 24 25 26 The Court notes that plaintiff has two similar actions currently pending in this district against different defendants. See Case Nos. 2:17-cv-606-RSM and 2:17-cv-548-JLR. In both cases, pro bono counsel has already been appointed to represent the plaintiff. 1 ORDER PAGE - 1 1 Committee of this Court’s Pro Bono Panel. The Committee shall review the case and make its 2 recommendation to the Court in accordance with the Court’s Pro Bono Plan. 3 (2) The Clerk shall send a copy of this Order to the parties, to the Chair of the 4 Screening Committee, and to Judge Lasnik. 5 DATED this 14th day of July, 2017. A 6 7 JAMES P. DONOHUE Chief United States Magistrate Judge 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 ORDER PAGE - 2

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