Smith v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. et al

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-01779

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE REGARDING PLAINTIFF'S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE COURT'S STANDING ORDER IN CIVIL CASES; AUTHORIZING DEFENDANT TO FILE MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT. Order to Show Cause Hearing set for Friday, 8/26/2016 09:01 AM. Show Cause Response due by 8/19/2016. Signed by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on 8/17/16.

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 MELVIN SMITH, 8 Case No. 15-cv-01779-YGR Plaintiff, 9 v. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE REGARDING 10 PLAINTIFF'S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., ET AL., THE COURT'S STANDING ORDER IN CIVIL 11 CASES; AUTHORIZING DEFENDANT TO FILE Defendants. MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT 12 Northern District of California Re: Dkt. No. 62 United States District Court 13 TO PLAINTIFF AND HIS COUNSEL OF RECORD: 14 Counsel for the above-named party is hereby ORDERED TO SHOW CAUSE why they should 15 not be sanctioned in the amount of $200.00 for failing to comply with this Court's Standing Order 16 in Civil Cases ("Standing Order") regarding Pre-filing Conferences for Summary Judgment 17 Motions. 18 The Court's Standing Order states at Section 9(a): "Within three (3) business days after 19 receipt of the [moving party's] letter, any adversary wishing to oppose the motion must file a 20 written response addressing the substance of the moving party's letter, with a copy to Chambers 21 and the moving party. This response shall also be limited to three single-spaced pages, including 22 any attached exhibits or supporting papers." 23 Defendant Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. filed its pre-filing conference letter on August 10, 24 2016, and offered two dates for a pre-filing conference. (Dkt. No. 62.) To date, plaintiff has 25 failed to file a response to that letter. 26 A hearing on this Order to Show Cause shall be held on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 9:01 27 a.m., in the Federal Courthouse, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, California, Courtroom 1. By Friday, 28 1 August 19, 2016, Counsel must file a written response to this Order to Show Cause explaining 2 counsel's failure to comply with the Court's Standing Order. Failure to comply will be deemed a 3 concession that sanctions are appropriate. If the Court is satisfied with the written response, the 4 hearing on this Order to Show Cause may be vacated. 5 The Court AUTHORIZES defendant to file its proposed motion. 6 IT IS SO ORDERED. 7 8 Dated: August 17, 2016 9 ______________________________________ 10 YVONNE GONZALEZ ROGERS UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE 11 12 Northern District of California United States District Court 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2