Jordan v. Midland Funding, LLC

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2016-cv-03430

ORDER of recusal. The undersigned is recused from this case. The Clerk of Court is directed to reassign this case pursuant to its normal procedures.Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington recused. Signed by Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington on 12/16/2016. (KAK)

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PageID 40 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION JOSEPH JORDAN, Plaintiff, v. Case No. 8:16-cv-3430-T-33AAS MIDLAND FUNDING, LLC, Defendant. ______________________________/ ORDER This matter comes before the Court sua sponte. The record reflects that Plaintiff is represented by a family member within the third degree of relationship to the undersigned. Thus, in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 455(b)(5)(ii) ("[Sh]e shall also disqualify h[er]self in the following circumstances. . . [sh]e or h[er] spouse, or a person within the third degree of relationship to either of them, or the spouse of such a person. . . [i]s acting as a lawyer in the proceeding. . ."), the undersigned recuses herself from this matter. Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED, ADJUDGED, and DECREED: (1) The undersigned is recused from this case. (2) The Clerk of Court is directed to reassign this case pursuant to its normal procedures. PageID 41 DONE and ORDERED in Chambers in Tampa, Florida, this 16th day of December, 2016. 2