Wolford v. Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust Fund et al
MINUTE ORDER advising Plaintiff that if he wishes to be represented by counsel, he must arrange for an attorney who is admitted to the Bar of this District to file a Notice of Appearance by December 29, 2017; RE-NOTING defendant Trust's 9 MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint ; Noting Date 2/2/2018, authorized by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (SWT) (cc: Gary Wolford, Carrie Wolford and Gary Randall via USPS)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
GARY S. WOLFORD,
CARRIE ANN WOLFORD; and
WESTERN CONFERENCE OF
TEAMSTERS PENSION TRUST,
The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable
13 Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge:
This matter was removed by defendant Western Conference of Teamsters
Pension Trust (the “Trust”) from King County Superior Court on November 7, 2017. At
the time, plaintiff was represented by Gary E. Randall. Mr. Randall was not, however,
authorized to practice law in the State of Washington or before this Court. See In re Gary
Evan Randall, W.D. Wash. Case No. 17-rd-28-WTM. Plaintiff is hereby ADVISED
that, if he wishes to be represented by counsel, he must arrange for an attorney who is
admitted to the Bar of this District to file a Notice of Appearance by December 29, 2017.
If no Notice of Appearance is timely filed, plaintiff will be deemed to be proceeding
pro se. Plaintiff is further ADVISED that, if he proceeds pro se, he will be expected to
comply with the rules and orders of this Court and will be held to the same standards as
lawyers authorized to practice before this Court. In addition, he will have an obligation
to keep the Court apprised of his contact information and to provide the Court with any
changes of address.
The Trust’s motion to dismiss, docket no. 9, is RENOTED to February 2,
21 2018. If substitute counsel appears on behalf of plaintiff, the Trust shall immediately
serve copies of its motion and supporting papers on such attorney. If no lawyer timely
22 appears for plaintiff, the Trust shall serve copies of its motion and supporting papers on
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1 plaintiff; such service shall be effected on or after January 2, 2018, and before January
11, 2018. Any response to the Trust’s motion to dismiss is due by January 29, 2018.
2 Any reply shall be filed by the new noting date.
The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Minute Order to all counsel of
record, to plaintiff Gary Wolford at 10212 319th Ave NE, Carnation, Washington 98014,
4 to defendant pro se Carrie Ann Wolford at 12700 NE 8th St #D208, Bellevue, WA
98005, and to Gary E. Randall at 17311 135th Ave NE, Suite B800C, Woodinville, WA
5 98072. If Mr. Randall has a different, current address for Mr. Wolford, he shall mail a
copy of this Minute Order to Mr. Wolford at such address, and file proof of such service
6 with the Court within seven (7) days of the date of this Minute Order.
Dated this 28th day of November, 2017.
William M. McCool
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