IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 5, 2009
PIERRE EVANS SIMMONS, PLAINTIFF,
M. ROBERTS, DEFENDANT.
Plaintiff is a California prisoner proceeding pro se with an action for violation of civil rights under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The court finds that appointment of counsel for plaintiff is warranted. Therefore, the court intends to appoint counsel and set this matter for a status hearing. James Joseph Lynch, Jr. has been selected by random draw from the court's attorney panel. Both parties shall appear by counsel at the status hearing and be prepared to discuss how this matter should proceed.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Within five days James Joseph Lynch, Jr. shall notify Sujean Younger, ADR and Pro Bono Director, at 916-930-4278, if he is unable to accept appointment in this matter.
2. This matter is set for a status hearing at 10:00 a.m. on June 10, 2009 before the undersigned in Courtroom #26. Both parties shall appear by counsel at the status conference and shall be prepared to discuss how this matter should proceed.
3. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order upon James Joseph Lynch, Jr., 4144 Winding Way, Suite 106, Sacramento, CA, 95841.
4. All outstanding requests and motions are denied.
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