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Perry v City of Columbus, et al, 1:19-cv-04252-RLY-TAB

Richardson v City of Columbus, et al, 1:18-cv-3234-SEB-MJD

  • The Court seeks to recruit counsel to assist Mr. Richardson with a settlement conference. In October 2017, Mr. Richardson was being pursued by Columbus police officers, and when he was found hiding he complied with the officers’ orders and surrendered. Officer Branch Schrader then released his K-9. The K-9 injured Mr. Richardson, who required 18 staples and treatment for a broken hand. Mr. More...


Stanley v Byrd, et al, 2:20-cv-294-JMS-MJD

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist plaintiff Stanley with his response to a pending motion for summary judgment on the issue of failure to exhaust administrative remedies. Defendants allege that Mr. Stanley filed no grievances, so the issue will be whether the administrative process was "available" to him at a time when he was allegedly illiterate and allegedly suffering from More...


Clark v Zatecky, et al, 1:20-cv-1658-SEB-TAB

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to represent the plaintiff, Allen Clark, in this action brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Mr. Clark, who is blind, alleges that the conditions of his confinement violated the Eighth Amendment when he was confined in a cell without electricity, lights, and adequate ventilation. Recruited counsel will be responsible for representing Mr. Clark throughout the More...


Lewis v Zatecky, et al, 1:17-cv-4109-JPH-MJD

  • The Court is looking to recruit counsel to assist the plaintiff, Christopher Lewis, in this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action. Mr. Lewis asserts that the defendants violated his Eighth Amendment rights because he was subjected to unconstitutionally cold conditions while incarcerated at Pendleton Correctional Facility. The Court has denied the plaintiff's motion for summary judgment. The defendants did More...