IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 16, 2010
GARRY P. WATSON, PLAINTIFF,
J. TORRUELLA, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
Plaintiff is a California prisoner proceeding without counsel in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The court has found that appointment of counsel for plaintiff is warranted. See Order filed October 7, 2009 (Docket No. 40), at 13. Jonathan Howden was selected from the court's pro bono attorney panel and has now agreed to represent plaintiff.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Dean A. Morehous, Jr. is appointed to represent plaintiff.
2. This matter is set for a status conference before the undersigned on Thursday, April 1, 2010, at 10:00 a.m., in Courtroom No. 25. All parties shall appear by counsel who shall be prepared to discuss the current status of this action and how it should proceed.
3. Jonathan Howden shall contact Sujean Park, ADR and Pro Bono Program Director, at 916-930-4278, if he has questions related to this appointment.
4. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order upon counsel for all parties, including Dean A. Morehous, Jr., Winston & Strawn LLP, 101 California Street, 39th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111.
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