Woodward v. County of Alameda et al

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-01273

ORDER Referring Litigant to Federal Pro Bono Project by Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte.

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA) WENDY WOODWARD,) Case Number: 15-cv-01273 HSG (EDL) Plaintiff,)) ORDER REFERRING LITIGANT TO vs.) FEDERAL PRO BONO PROJECT) COUNTY OF ALAMEDA, et al.,) Defendants.)) The Plaintiff being in need of counsel to assist him/her in this matter and good and just cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff shall be referred to the Federal Pro Bono Project ("Project") in the manner set forth below: 1. The clerk shall forward the Referral Form to the appropriate Project office, San Francisco or San Jose, determined by whether the referring judge is located in the San Francisco/Oakland or San Jose division, a notice of referral of the case pursuant to the Guidelines of the Project for referral to a volunteer attorney. The scope of this referral shall be for: all purposes for the duration of the case XX the limited purpose of representing the litigant in the course of mediation early neutral evaluation XX settlement conference briefing and hearing on the following motion (e.g., motion for summary judgment or motion to dismiss): ___________________________ _____________________________________________________________ discovery as follows: _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ other: _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ 2. Upon being notified by the Project that an attorney has been located to represent the Plaintiff, that attorney shall be appointed as counsel for Plaintiff in this matter for the scope of representation described above. If the appointment of counsel is for limited purposes, the Court shall issue an order relieving the volunteer attorney from the limited representation of the litigant once those purposes have been fulfilled. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: November 4, 2015 United States Magistrate Judge