United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Tacoma
ORDER DIRECTING PERSONAL SERVICE BY UNITED STATES
MARSHALS ON DEFENDANT NURSE ROSE
W. Christel United States Magistrate Judge.
a civil rights action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §
1983. Plaintiff is proceeding with this action pro
se and in forma pauperis. The Clerk's
Office has attempted to effect service pursuant to Federal
Rule of Civil Procedure 4(d), but Defendant Nurse Rose has
not timely returned a signed Waiver of Service of Summons.
See Dkt. 6.
Service by United States Marshals Service
United States Marshals Service is therefore ORDERED to
personally serve the summons and complaint together with a
copy of this Order upon Defendant. The Clerk shall issue
summons and assemble the necessary documents to effect this
thirty (30) days after service, Defendant
shall: (A) file and serve an answer or a motion directed to
the complaint, as permitted by Rule 12 of the Federal Rules
of Civil Procedure; and (B) show cause why he should not be
assessed the cost of personal service pursuant to Rule 4(d)
of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Filing and Service by Parties, Generally
attorneys admitted to practice before this Court are required
to file documents electronically via the Court's CM/ECF
system. Counsel are directed to the Court's website,
www.wawd.uscourts.gov, for a detailed description of the
requirements for filing via CM/ECF. Plaintiff shall file all
documents electronically. All filings must indicate in the
upper right hand corner the name of the magistrate judge to
whom the document is directed.
party filing electronically, when the total of all pages of a
filing exceeds fifty (50) pages in length, a paper copy of
the document (with tabs or other organizing aids as
necessary) shall be delivered to the Clerk's Office for
chambers. The chambers copy must be clearly marked with the
words “Courtesy Copy of Electronic Filing for
document filed with the Court must be accompanied by proof
that it has been served upon all parties that have entered a
notice of appearance in the underlying matter.
request for court action shall be set forth in a motion,
properly filed and served. Pursuant to LCR 7(b), any argument
being offered in support of a motion shall be submitted as a
part of the motion itself and not in a separate document. The
motion shall include in its caption (immediately below the
title of the motion) a designation of the date the motion is
to be noted for consideration upon the Court's motion
and agreed motions, motions to file over-length motions or
briefs, motions for reconsideration, joint submissions
pursuant to the option procedure established in LCR 37(a)(2),
motions for default, requests for the clerk to enter default
judgment, and motions for the court to enter default judgment
where the opposing party has not appeared shall be noted for
consideration on the day they are filed. See LCR
7(d)(1). All other non-dispositive motions shall be noted for
consideration no earlier than the third Friday following
filing and service of the motion. See LCR 7(d)(3).
All dispositive motions shall be noted for consideration no
earlier than the fourth Friday following filing and service
of the motion. Id.
electronic filers, all briefs and affidavits in opposition to
either a dispositive or non-dispositive motion shall be filed
and served not later than 11:59 p.m. on the Monday
immediately preceding the date designated for consideration
of the motion. If a party (i.e. a pro se litigant
and/or prisoner) files a paper original, that opposition must