UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 22, 2012
J & J SPORTS PRODUCTIONS, INC.
HILARIO CHICO CHICO, ET AL.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers United States District Court Judge
ORDER REFERRING LITIGANT TO
FEDERAL PRO BONO PROJECT AND STAYING PROCEEDINGS PENDING
APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL
The defendant HILARIO CHICO having requested and being in need of counsel to assist him/her in this matter and good and just cause appearing,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that HILARIO CHICO shall be referred to the Federal Pro Bono Project ("Project") in the manner set forth below:
1. The clerk shall forward 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 the limited purpose of representing the litigant in the course of mediation early neutral evaluation settlement conference briefing and hearing on the following motion (e.g., motion for summary judgment or motion to dismiss): ___________________________ discovery as follows:
_____________________________________________________________ other: ____Determine whether a legal basis exists to set aside the default, and if so, to represent for early settlement/resolution. Thereafter, attorney may request leave to withdraw.
EXHIBIT A TO FEDERAL PRO BONO PROJECT GUIDELINES
2. Upon being notified by the Project that an attorney has been located to represent the DEFENDANT, that attorney shall be appointed as counsel for _HILARIO CHICO_ 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.
3. All proceedings in this action are hereby stayed until four weeks from the date an attorney is appointed to represent _HILARIO CHICO in this action.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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