Lemery et al v. Wells Fargo Bank et al

Filing 14

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE directing Plaintiff to show cause within 7 days re failure to comply with the 11 Minute Order and failure to prosecute case. Signed by Judge Ricardo S Martinez. (PM) Modified on 11/28/2017: copy of order sent to attorney Hause via first class mail @ Gourley Law Group, PO Box 1091, Snohomish, WA 98291 (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 STEVEN G. LEMERY and JULIE D. LEMERY, husband and wife, CASE NO. C17-1525 RSM ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Plaintiffs, 11 12 13 14 v. WELLS FARGO BANK, et al., Defendants. 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 This matter comes before the Court sua sponte. This case was removed from King County Superior Court on October 12, 2017. Dkt. #1. On October 19, 2017, Defendant Wells Fargo Bank filed a Motion to Dismiss, originally noted for consideration on November 17, 2017. Dkt. #7. On November 9, 2017, the Court issued a Minute Order informing Plaintiffs’ counsel that he must file the necessary paperwork for reinstatement to practice in this Court. Dkt. #11. The Court ordered counsel to either file that paperwork or obtain substitute counsel for his clients on or before November 27, 2017, and renoted the Motion to Dismiss for consideration on December 1, 2017. Id. To this day, the Court has not received the necessary 24 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE - 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 paperwork and no new counsel has appeared on behalf of Plaintiffs. Plaintiffs have not responded to the pending Motion to Dismiss by the deadline set forth in Local Rule 7(d)(3). The Court finds that Plaintiffs have failed to comply with a Court Order and failed to prosecute their case. In Response to this Order, Plaintiff must write a short and plain statement telling the Court why this case should not be dismissed given the above. This Response may not exceed six (6) pages. The Court hereby finds and ORDERS that Plaintiff shall file this Response to this Order to Show Cause no later than seven (7) days from the date of this Order. Failure to file this Response will result in dismissal of this case. 10 11 DATED this 28 day of November, 2017. 12 A 13 14 RICARDO S. MARTINEZ CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE - 2

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