Judge: Thomas D. Long, Case: 23STCV12862, Date: 2024-06-13 Tentative Ruling



Case Number: 23STCV12862    Hearing Date: June 13, 2024    Dept: 48

 

 

 

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES - CENTRAL DISTRICT

 

AND ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.,

                        Plaintiff,

            vs.

 

GOTHAM INSURANCE COMPANY, et al.,

 

                        Defendants.

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      CASE NO.: 23STCV12862

 

[TENTATIVE] ORDER CONTINUING APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION PRO HAC VICE

 

Dept. 48

8:30 a.m.

June 13, 2024

 

Thomas D. Jacobson seeks to be admitted pro hac vice to represent Defendant Gotham Insurance Company in this action.

An attorney in good standing in another jurisdiction who is not be a resident of California, regularly employed in California, or regularly engaged in substantial business, professional, or other activities in California may apply to appear as counsel pro hac vice in California.  (California Rules of Court, rule 9.40(a).)  The attorney must a verified application together with proof of service by mail of a copy of the application and notice of hearing on all parties who have appeared in the case and on the State Bar of California at its San Francisco office.  (California Rules of Court, rule 9.40(c).)  The applicant must also pay a $50.00 fee to the State Bar of California.  (California Rules of Court, rule 9.40(e).)

The application must state (1) the applicant’s residence and office addresses; (2) the courts to which the applicant has been admitted to practice and the dates of admission; (3) that the applicant is a member in good standing in those courts; (4) that the applicant is not currently suspended or disbarred in any court; (5) the title of each court and cause in which the applicant has filed an application to appear as counsel pro hac vice in this state in the preceding two years, the date of each application, and whether or not it was granted; and (6) the name, address, and telephone number of the active member of the State Bar of California who is attorney of record in the local action.  (California Rules of Court, rule 9.40(d).)

The application does not comply with all requirements.  Counsel does not include his residence address or any information about whether he has applied to appear as counsel pro hac vice in this state in the preceding two years.

Accordingly, the Hearing on Motion to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice is CONTINUED to July 16, 2024 at 8:30 a.m.  Counsel may file an amended application no later than five court days before the hearing.

Moving party to give notice.

Parties who intend to submit on this tentative must send an email to the Court at SMCDEPT48@lacourt.org indicating intention to submit.  If all parties in the case submit on the tentative ruling, no appearances before the Court are required unless a companion hearing (for example, a Case Management Conference) is also on calendar.

 

         Dated this 13th day of June 2024

 

 

 

 

Hon. Thomas D. Long

Judge of the Superior Court