United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Seattle
MS. BRETT BROOKE SONIA, Plaintiff,
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, et al., Defendants.
ORDER DIRECTING SERVICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS
P. DONOHUE, CHIEF 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. Plaintiff is
currently confined at the Monroe Correctional Complex and is
subject to Mandatory E-Filing pursuant to General Order
06-16. The Court, having reviewed plaintiffs second amended
complaint, hereby ORDERS as follows:
Service by Clerk
Clerk is directed to send to Dr. Steve Hammond, Dr. Jill
Barnett, and PA Robin Smith, by e-mail: a copy of plaintiffs
second amended complaint (Dkt. 9), a copy of this Order, a
copy of the notice of lawsuit and request for waiver of
service of summons, and a waiver of service of summons.
shall have thirty (30) days within which to
return the waiver of service of summons. If a defendant
timely returns the signed waiver, she or he shall have
sixty (60) days after the date designated on
the notice of lawsuit to file and serve an answer to the
second amended complaint or a motion permitted under Rule 12
of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
defendant fails to timely return the signed waiver, she or he
will be personally served with a summons and complaint, and
may be required to pay the full costs of such service,
pursuant to Rule 4(d)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil
Procedure. A defendant who has been personally served shall
file an answer or motion permitted under Rule 12 within
thirty (30) days after service.
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.
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. Plaintiff
shall indicate the date the document is submitted for
e-filing as the date of service.
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. The party making the motion may electronically
file and serve, not later than 11:59 p.m. on the date