Moralez v. Circle A Foodmart and Gas et al

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-02759

ORDER imposing sanctions in the amount of $500.00 on counsel Michael Welch for failure to appear at the January 31, 2017 case management conference. Sanctions shall be paid to the Clerk of the U.S. District Court by 3/15/2017. Signed by Judge Kandis A. Westmore on 2/28/2017. (kawlc1, COURT STAFF)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 FRANCISCA MORALEZ, Case No. 4:15-cv-02759-KAW 8 Plaintiff, ORDER IMPOSING SANCTIONS 9 v. Re: Dkt. Nos. 39, 40 10 CIRCLE A FOODMART AND GAS, et al., 11 Defendants. 12 Northern District of California United States District Court 13 On January 31, 2017, the Court held a case management conference, where Defendants 14 Circle A Foodmart and Gas and Gurnath Singh did not appear. On February 2, 2017, counsel for 15 Defendants was ordered to show cause, by no later than February 14, 2017, why they should not 16 pay monetary sanctions in the amount of $500 for their failure to appear at the case management 17 conference. To date, no response has been filed. 18 Accordingly, the Court imposes sanctions in the amount of $500.00, which shall be paid by 19 no later than March 15, 2017, to the Clerk of the U.S. District Court. 20 It is further ordered that counsel Michael Welch will be solely responsible for paying the 21 sanctions, and shall not pass them on to his clients. 22 IT IS SO ORDERED. 23 Dated: February 28, 2017 __________________________________ 24 KANDIS A. WESTMORE United States Magistrate Judge 25 26 27 28