UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 30, 2012
CALIFORNIA SPORTFISHING PROTECTION ALLIANCE, A NON-PROFIT CORPORATION;
A&S METALS OF LOS BANOS, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, AND STANLEY G. SILVA, JR., AN INDIVIDUAL, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. Beck United States Magistrate Judge
PLAINTIFF'S ADMINISTRATIVE REQUEST TO APPEAR BY TELEPHONE AT INITIAL STATUS CONFERENCE; AND, ORDER THEREON
Date: February 14, 2012 Time: 9:30 AM Dept.: Courtroom No. 9 Judge: Hon. Mag. Judge Dennis L. Beck
Request is hereby made that counsel for Plaintiff California Sportfishing Protection Alliance be permitted to appear telephonically at the initial status conference scheduled for February 14, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. in this matter.
This request is made to minimize legal fees and costs. The offices of Plaintiff's lead counsel are in Petaluma, California, some 220 miles from the courthouse. Consequently, travel time to and from the Court, including parking would require approximately four and one half hours. In addition, to avoiding fees for counsel's travel time, appearance by phone will avoid costs in the form of mileage charges and tolls. Finally, appearance by phone will reduce the carbon footprint of the initial status conference.
Counsel for Plaintiff, Andrew L. Packard, may be reached at (707) 763-8203 and is directed to call chambers at (559) 499-5670 the morning of the conference.
Dated: January 30, 2012 Respectfully Submitted, LAW OFFICES OF ANDREW L. PACKARD By: __//s// Andrew L. Packard _____________ Andrew L. Packard Attorneys for Plaintiff CALIFORNIA SPORTFISHING PROTECTION ALLIANCE
Good cause appearing therefor, Plaintiff's administrative request to appear by telephone at the initial status conference scheduled for February 14, 2012, at 9:30 a.m., is GRANTED
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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