IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 10, 2010
THRESSA BRADSHAW, PLAINTIFF,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, DEFENDANT.
ORDER TO APPEAR
On April 5, 2010, the Clerk of the Court issued this court's Scheduling Order and an Order re Consent or Request for Reassignment. The orders were accompanied by a form titled "Consent to Assignment or Request for Reassignment." Pursuant to Appendix A(j) of the Local Rules and the April 5, 2010 Order re Consent or Request for Reassignment, each party was required to execute a copy of the form and return it to the Clerk of the Court within ninety days after the order was issued.*fn1 On July 12, 2010, the court issued an order requiring plaintiff to file, within seven days, an executed "Consent to Assignment or Request for Reassignment" form, or show good cause for failing to do so. Four weeks have passed, and plaintiff has not responded to the July 12, 2010 order in any way.
Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Sengthiene Bosavanh, plaintiff's attorney of record, shall appear in person on Friday, September 10, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom 27 before the undersigned to address
(a) counsel's failure to comply with the court's April 5, 2010 Order re Consent or Request for Reassignment and the court's July 12, 2010 order to file the required form or show cause; and
(b) the issue of appropriate sanctions for the violation of two court orders. Belated filing of the required form will not discharge this order.
2. Sengthiene Bosavanh shall serve a copy of this order on plaintiff Thressa Bradshaw within seven days after this order is filed and shall file proof of such service with the court within seven days of such service.
3. Plaintiff Thressa Bradshaw and her attorney of record are cautioned that counsel's failure to appear as directed in this order will result in dismissal of this action as a sanction for repeated failures to comply with court orders and for apparent abandonment of this action. See Local Rule 110.