Accentcare, Inc. et al v. Echevarria et al

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-01078

ORDER STAYING MATTER PENDING APPEAL. Signed by Judge JEFFREY S. WHITE on 6/4/15.

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1 2 3 4 5 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 9 ACCENTCARE INC., et al., 10 Petitioners, No. C 15-01078 JSW 11 v. United States District Court For the Northern District of California 12 DEANNE ECHEVARRIA, et al., ORDER STAYING MATTER PENDING APPEAL 13 Respondents. / 14 15 On June 2, 2015, Petitioners filed a notice of appeal of this Court's order denying the 16 motion to compel individual arbitration. "Once a notice of appeal is filed, the district court is 17 divested of jurisdiction over the matter being appealed." Natural Resources Defense Council, 18 Inc. v. Southwest Marine Inc., 242 F.3d 1163, 1166 (9th Cir. 2001) (citing Griggs v. Provident 19 Consumer Discount Co., 459 U.S. 56, 58 (1982) (per curiam); McClatchy Newspapers v. 20 Central Valley Typographical Union No. 46, 686 F.2d 731, 734 (9th Cir. 1982)). This rule "is 21 designed to avoid the confusion and inefficiency of two courts considering the same issues 22 simultaneously." Masalosalo by Masalosalo v. Stonewall Ins. Co., 718 F.2d 955, 956 (9th Cir. 23 /// 24 /// 25 /// 26 /// 27 /// 28 /// 1 1983). The matter on appeal is the sole issue raised by the Petition. Therefore, in the interests 2 of judicial economy, the Court HEREBY STAYS this matter pending the interlocutory appeal. 3 IT IS SO ORDERED. 4 5 Dated: June 4, 2015 JEFFREY S. WHITE 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 7 8 9 10 11 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2