Case Details

CourtSouthern District of Florida
Docket number9:07-cv-80240
Date case filed2007-03-14
Date case closed2008-06-11
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Daniel T. K. Hurley
Case cause29:0206 Collect Unpaid Wages
Nature of suit710 Labor: Fair Standards
Jury demandNone
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Evangeline Patterson
Party type: Plaintiff
on her own behalf and others similarly situated
Attorney name: Stacey Hope Cohen
Attorney Contact:
Shavitz Law Group
1515 S Federal Highway
Suite 404
Boca Raton, FL 33432
561-447-8888
Fax: 447-8831
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Gregg I. Shavitz
Attorney Contact:
Shavitz Law Group
1515 S Federal Highway
Suite 404
Boca Raton, FL 33432
561-447-8888
Fax: 447-8831
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Hal B. Anderson
Attorney Contact:
Legal Consulting P.L.
300 E. Oakland Park Blvd.
No. 382
Oakland Park, FL 33334
954-552-0220
Fax: 888-496-8186
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Annise Rahman-Allen
Party type: Plaintiff
Party: Dale B. Banks
Party type: Plaintiff
Party: Kerra George
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Stacey Hope Cohen
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Dolly Noriega
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Stacey Hope Cohen
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Palm Beach County School Board
Party type: Defendant
a governmental agency employer
Attorney name: Sonia Elizabeth Hill
Attorney Contact:
School Board of Palm Beach County
3318 Forrest Hill Boulevard
Suite C-302
West Palm Beach, FL 33406-5813
561-434-7359
Fax: 434-8105
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Vicki Lynne Evans
Attorney Contact:
School District of Palm Beach County
3318 Forest Hill Boulevard
Suite C-302
PO Box 19239
West Palm Beach, FL 33416-9239
561-434-7453
Fax: 434-8105
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12007-03-14 COMPLAINT against Palm Beach County School Board Filing fee $ 350. , filed by Evangeline Patterson.(dj) (Entered: 03/14/2007)
22007-03-14 NOTICE OF CONSENT TO JOIN as party plaintiff by Stacey Hope Cohen on behalf of Evangeline Patterson (dj) (Entered: 03/14/2007)
32007-03-14 Summons Issued as to Palm Beach County School Board. (dj) (Entered: 03/14/2007)
42007-03-20 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Evangeline Patterson. Palm Beach County School Board served on 3/19/2007, answer due 4/9/2007. (Shavitz, Gregg) (Entered: 03/20/2007)
52007-03-21 NOTICE OF CONSENT TO JOIN Clair Robinson, Mary Laster, Clara E. Alexander and Ryan Champaine as party plaintiff by Gregg I. Shavitz (Shavitz, Gregg) Modified on 3/26/2007 (hd): party name - Clair Robinson (Entered: 03/21/2007)
62007-03-22 NOTICE OF CONSENT TO JOIN Pedro De la Uz, Cathy Gadson, Marieta Volrath and Annie Atkinson as party plaintiff by Gregg I. Shavitz (Shavitz, Gregg) (Entered: 03/22/2007)
72007-03-27 ORDER OF RECUSAL. Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks recused. Case reassigned to Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley for all further proceedingsSigned by Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks on 03/26/07.(mb) (Entered: 03/27/2007)
82007-04-09 ANSWER to Complaint by Palm Beach County School Board.(Hill, Sonia) (Entered: 04/09/2007)
92007-04-09 ORDER OF REFERENCE AND SETTING TRIAL DATE IN A CIVIL CASE: ORDER: Status Conference set for 9/26/2007 01:15 PM in West Palm Beach Division before Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks. Jury Trial set for 10/1/2007 09:00 AM in West Palm Beach Division before Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks. Calendar Call set for 9/26/2007 01:15 PM in West Palm Beach Division before Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks. Order and adjudged pursuant to 28 US Section 636(b)(A) and the Magistrate Judge Rules of the local rules of the Southern District of Florida this cause is referred to US Magistrate Judge Linnea R. Johnson to conduct a scheduling conference, pursuant to local rule 16.1.B, for the purpose of setting pre-trial deadline dates, and for determining possibile consent to the jurisdiction of the Magistrate Judge for trial.Signed by Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks on 4/9/07.(pa) (Entered: 04/09/2007)
102007-04-10 *Endorsed Order Vacating Order of Reference and Setting Trial in Civil Case entered on 4/9/2007. Case has been reassigned.Signed by Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks on 4/10/2007.(sw) (Entered: 04/10/2007)
112007-04-11 NOTICE OF CONSENT TO JOIN Annie Rahman-Allen as party plaintiff by Gregg I. Shavitz (Shavitz, Gregg) (Entered: 04/11/2007)
122007-04-27 Plaintiff's MOTION to Strike Certain Affirmative Defenses by Evangeline Patterson. Responses due by 5/11/2007 (Cohen, Stacey) Modified on 5/1/2007 (bs). Linked 8 Answer and Affirmative Defenses to motion (Entered: 04/27/2007)
132007-04-28 NOTICE by Evangeline Patterson re 12 Plaintiff's MOTION to Strike Certain Affirmative Defenses Notice of Filing Proposed Order to Plaintiff's Motion to Strike (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Order to Motion to Strike)(Cohen, Stacey) (Entered: 04/28/2007)
142007-04-30 NOTICE by Evangeline Patterson Corrected Certificate of Service to Plaintiff's Motion to Strike Certain Affirmative Defenses (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Corrected Certificate of Service)(Cohen, Stacey) (Entered: 04/30/2007)
152007-04-30 NOTICE OF CONSENT TO JOIN Dale B. Banks as party plaintiff by Stacey Hope Cohen (Cohen, Stacey) (Entered: 04/30/2007)
162007-05-01 ORDER granting 12 Motion to Strike defendant's third and fourth affirmative defenses; Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 05/01/2007. (bs) (Entered: 05/01/2007)
172007-05-03 RESPONSE to Motion re 12 Plaintiff's MOTION to Strike Certain Affirmative Defenses filed by Palm Beach County School Board. Replies due by 5/10/2007. (Attachments: # 1)(Hill, Sonia) (Entered: 05/03/2007)
182007-05-29 NOTICE OF CONSENT TO JOIN as party plaintiff by Stacey Hope Cohen on behalf of Evangeline Patterson (Cohen, Stacey) (Entered: 05/29/2007)
192007-06-01 NOTICE OF CONSENT TO JOIN as party plaintiff by Stacey Hope Cohen on behalf of Evangeline Patterson (Cohen, Stacey) (Entered: 06/01/2007)
202007-06-01 SCHEDULING ORDER: Jury Trial set for 11/5/2007 09:00 AM in West Palm Beach Division before Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley. Calendar Call set for 10/26/2007 02:00 PM in West Palm Beach Division before Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley.Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 6/1/07.(hd) (Entered: 06/01/2007)
212007-07-25 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Motion for Summary Judgment and Expert Testimony Disclosure by Palm Beach County School Board. (Hill, Sonia) (Entered: 07/25/2007)
222007-07-26 ENDORSED ORDER granting 21 Defendant's Motion for Extension of Time to File Summary Judgment Motions and Expert Testimony Disclosures. The time for filing motions for summary judgment and expert witness testimony disclosures is extended up through and including September 5, 2007.Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 7/26/07. (lc1) (Entered: 07/26/2007)
232007-08-16 MOTION for Extension of Time to File by Palm Beach County School Board. (Hill, Sonia) (Entered: 08/16/2007)
242007-08-20 ORDER denying 23 Joint Motion to modify pretrial scheduling order.Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 8/20/07. (lr) (Entered: 08/20/2007)
252007-08-30 NOTICE of Mediator Selection: Laurie L. Riemer selected.(Shavitz, Gregg) (Entered: 08/30/2007)
262007-08-30 Plaintiff's MOTION for Joinder in 1 Complaint and Order Permitting Court Supervised Notice to Employees of Their Opt-In Rights by Evangeline Patterson. (Attachments: # 1 Plaintiff's Memorandum of Law# 2 Exhibit A- Form of Notice# 3 Declarations# 4 Text of Proposed Order)(Shavitz, Gregg) (Entered: 08/30/2007)
272007-08-31 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Vicki Lynne Evans on behalf of Palm Beach County School Board (Evans, Vicki) (Entered: 08/31/2007)
282007-09-07 NOTICE by Evangeline Patterson of Filing Declaration of Annie Y Atkinson in further Support of Plaintiff's Motion for an Order Permitting Court Supervised Notice to Employees of their Opt-In Rights (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Annie Y. Atkinson)(Shavitz, Gregg) (Entered: 09/07/2007)
292007-09-17 Notice of Mediation Hearing before Mediator, Harold D. Smithfiled by Evangeline Patterson. Mediation Hearing set for 9/24/2007 10:00 AM (Shavitz, Gregg) (Entered: 09/17/2007)
302007-09-19 NOTICE by Evangeline Patterson OF NO RESPONSE AND REQUEST TO HAVE MOTION FOR AN ORDER PERMITTING COURT SUPERVISED NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES OF THEIR OPT-IN RIGHTS GRANTED BASED UPON DEFENDANT'S FAILURE TO RESPOND (Shavitz, Gregg) (Entered: 09/19/2007)
312007-10-02 ORDER ON TRIAL PREPARATION. Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 10/2/07.(lc1) (Entered: 10/02/2007)
322007-10-02 ORDER ON TRIAL PREPARATION.Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 10/2/07.(lc1) (Entered: 10/02/2007)
332007-10-03 Notice of Docket Correction: re 31 Order - Document filed in wrong case; See correct image/Order for this case at DE 32 (bb) (Entered: 10/03/2007)
342007-10-03 ORDER granting 26 Motion to allow notification to potential class members.Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 10/3/07. (lr) (Entered: 10/03/2007)
352007-10-05 REPORT of Mediation (ail) (Entered: 10/05/2007)
362007-10-19 Joint MOTION to Stay Pending Official Settlement Approval by School Board by Evangeline Patterson. Responses due by 11/2/2007 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Anderson, Hal) (Entered: 10/19/2007)
372007-10-23 ORDER granting 36 Motion to Stay. Case stayed through November 2, 2007 for submission of the settlement paperwork.Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 10/23/07. (lr) (Entered: 10/23/2007)
382007-11-02 Joint MOTION for Settlement Approval by Evangeline Patterson. Responses due by 11/19/2007 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Settlement Agreement# 2 Exhibit B - Proposed Notice# 3 Exhibit C - Proposed Claim Form# 4 Text of Proposed Order)(Anderson, Hal) (Entered: 11/02/2007)
38.1 Exhibit A - Settlement Agreement
38.2 Exhibit B - Proposed Notice
38.3 Exhibit C - Proposed Claim Form
38.4 Text of Proposed Order
392007-11-07 ORDER granting 38 Motion for Settlement ;Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 11/07/2007. (bs) (Entered: 11/07/2007)
402008-02-14 NOTICE by Evangeline Patterson OF FILING LIST OF PERSONS SUBMITTING CONSENT FORMS TO PARTICIPATE IN SETTLEMENT (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit List of Consents Received)(Anderson, Hal) (Entered: 02/14/2008)
412008-05-30 NOTICE by Palm Beach County School Board (Hill, Sonia) (Entered: 05/30/2008)
422008-06-11 ORDER OF CLOSE OUT, All pending Motions are Terminated as Moot. Case Closed.. Signed by Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on 6/11/08. (ail) (Entered: 06/11/2008)