Case Details

CourtDistrict of Maryland
Docket number8:12-cv-02234
Date case filed2012-07-27
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Roger W Titus
Case cause15:1692 Fair Debt Collection Act
Nature of suit890 Other Statutory Actions
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Juliette Murdoch
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Jimmy Ray Howell , Jr
Attorney Contact:
JR Howell and Associates
5482 Wilshire Blvd Ste 316
Los Angeles, CA 90036
13233662143
Fax: 13233662143
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 02/28/2013 LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Ian Stumpf
Attorney Contact:
515 8th Street, SE
Suite 1
Washington, DC 20003
12025182591
Fax: 12025182571
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Laurin H Mills
Attorney Contact:
LeClair Ryan
2318 Mill Rd Ste 1100
Alexandria, VA 22314
17036475903
Fax: 17036475953
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James Douglas Cuthbertson
Attorney Contact:
LeClairRyan A Professional Corporation
2318 Mill Rd Ste 1100
Alexandria, VA 22314
17036475925
Fax: 17036475975
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Megan Starace BenAry
Attorney Contact:
LeClair Ryan PC
2318 Mill Rd Ste 1100
Alexandria, VA 22314
17036475933
Fax: 17036475983
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Diane Rosenberg
Party type: Defendant
Esq.
Attorney name: Laurin H Mills
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James Douglas Cuthbertson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Megan Starace BenAry
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12012-01-10 COMPLAINT against DIANE ROSENBERG, ROSENBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC ( Filing fee $ 350, receipt number 4616045100) filed by JULIETTE MURDOCH. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet)(dr) (Entered: 01/11/2012)
22012-01-24 ENTERED IN ERROR.....WAIVER OF SERVICE by JULIETTE MURDOCH. DIANE ROSENBERG waiver sent on 1/18/2012, answer due 3/18/2012. (Howell, Jimmy) Modified on 1/25/2012 (jf, ). (Entered: 01/24/2012)
32012-01-25 WAIVER OF SERVICE by JULIETTE MURDOCH. DIANE ROSENBERG waiver sent on 1/10/2012, answer due 3/10/2012. (Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 01/25/2012)
42012-01-27 Summons Returned Unexecuted by JULIETTE MURDOCH as to ROSENBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit)(Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 01/27/2012)
52012-01-27 ERRATA by JULIETTE MURDOCH 4 Summons Returned Unexecuted filed by JULIETTE MURDOCH. (Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 01/27/2012)
62012-01-27 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. ROSENBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC served on 1/12/2012, answer due 2/2/2012 (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit)(Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 01/27/2012)
72012-01-31 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Responsive Pleadings by DIANE ROSENBERG, ROSENBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(jeb, ) (Entered: 02/01/2012)
82012-01-31 LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by ROSENBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC (jeb, ) (Entered: 02/01/2012)
92012-02-16 MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint by ROSENBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Ben'Ary, Megan) (Entered: 02/16/2012)
102012-03-01 Memorandum in opposition to re 9 MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint filed by JULIETTE MURDOCH. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I)(Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 03/01/2012)
112012-03-02 Memorandum in opposition to re 9 MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint by Defendant Rosenberg & Associates LLC [CORRECTED] filed by JULIETTE MURDOCH. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I)(Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 03/02/2012)
122012-03-02 ERRATA Correcting Defective Header in Dkt. # 10. by JULIETTE MURDOCH Notice of QC,. (Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 03/02/2012)
132012-03-08 REPLY to opposition to motion re 9 MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint filed by ROSENBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC. (Ben'Ary, Megan) (Entered: 03/08/2012)
142012-03-09 MOTION to Dismiss by DIANE ROSENBERG (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Ben'Ary, Megan) (Entered: 03/09/2012)
152012-03-23 Memorandum in opposition to re 14 MOTION to Dismiss filed by JULIETTE MURDOCH. (Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 03/23/2012)
162012-03-30 REPLY to opposition to motion re 14 MOTION to Dismiss the Complaint filed by DIANE ROSENBERG. (Ben'Ary, Megan) (Entered: 03/30/2012)
172012-05-09 MOTION Stay Class Certification Briefing Pending Discovery by JULIETTE MURDOCH (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 05/09/2012)
182012-05-23 Memorandum in opposition to re 17 MOTION Stay Class Certification Briefing Pending Discovery and in Support of Motion to Strike Class Action Allegations filed by DIANE ROSENBERG, ROSENBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC. (Ben'Ary, Megan) (Entered: 05/23/2012)
192012-05-23 MOTION to Strike 1 Complaint 's Class Action Allegations by DIANE ROSENBERG, ROSENBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Ben'Ary, Megan) (Entered: 05/23/2012)
202012-05-24 NOTICE of Appearance by James Douglas Cuthbertson on behalf of All Defendants (Cuthbertson, James) (Entered: 05/24/2012)
212012-05-24 Memorandum in opposition to re 19 MOTION to Strike 1 Complaint 's Class Action Allegations filed by JULIETTE MURDOCH. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Order)(Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 05/24/2012)
222012-05-31 REPLY to opposition to motion re 19 MOTION to Strike 1 Complaint 's Class Action Allegations filed by DIANE ROSENBERG, ROSENBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC. (Ben'Ary, Megan) (Entered: 05/31/2012)
232012-07-11 MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER denying in part the defendants' motions ( 9 , 14 ) to dismiss for improper venue and directing the Clerk to TRANSFER this case to the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Signed by Judge Richard W. Roberts on 7/11/2012. (lcrwr1) (Entered: 07/11/2012)
242012-07-27 Case transferred in from District of District of Columbia; Case Number 1:12-cv-00036. Original file certified copy of transfer order and docket sheet received. (Entered: 07/27/2012)
252012-07-30 NOTICE of Appearance by Jimmy Ray Howell, Jr on behalf of JULIETTE MURDOCH (Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 07/30/2012)
262012-07-31 NOTICE of Appearance by Ian Stumpf on behalf of Juliette Murdoch (Stumpf, Ian) (Entered: 07/31/2012)
272012-08-07 NOTICE of Appearance by Laurin H Mills on behalf of Diane Rosenberg, Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C. (Mills, Laurin) (Entered: 08/07/2012)
282012-08-08 NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal of Counts II and IV by Juliette Murdoch re: 1 Complaint. (Howell, Jimmy) Modified on 8/9/2012 to enhance title & add link. (rss, Deputy Clerk). (Entered: 08/08/2012)
292012-08-08 MOTION to Certify a Class Against Defendants, Appoint Named Plaintiff as Class Representative, and Appoint Class Counsel by Juliette Murdoch Responses due by 8/27/2012 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D, # 6 Exhibit E, # 7 Exhibit F)(Howell, Jimmy) Modified on 8/9/2012 to enhance title. (rss, Deputy Clerk). (Entered: 08/08/2012)
302012-08-13 MEMORANDUM scheduling a hearing on all pending motions for December 20, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. (cmc, Chambers) (Entered: 08/13/2012)
312012-08-13 MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice for James Douglas Cuthbertson by Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C. (Filing fee $50.00; Receipt number 84637019623) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(rss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/14/2012)
322012-08-13 MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice for Megan S. Ben'Ary by Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C. (Filing fee $50.00; Receipt number 84637019624). (rss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/14/2012)
332012-08-16 PAPERLESS ORDER granting 31 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice for attorney James Douglas Cuthbertson on behalf of Rosenberg and Associates and Diane Rosenberg. Directing attorney James Douglas Cuthbertson to register on-line for CM/ECF at https://www.mdd.uscourts.gov/attyregB/inputProHac.asp. Signed by Clerk on 8/16/12. (cmns, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/16/2012)
342012-08-16 PAPERLESS ORDER granting 32 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice for attorney Megan S BenAry on behalf of Rosenberg and Associates and Diane Rosenberg. Directing attorney Megan S BenAry to register on-line for CM/ECF at https://www.mdd.uscourts.gov/attyregB/inputProHac.asp. Signed by Clerk on 8/16/12. (cmns, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/16/2012)
352012-08-21 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time and Memorandum in Support for Deadline to Oppose Plaintiff's 29 Motion to Certify a Class by Diane Rosenberg, Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C. Responses due by 9/7/2012 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Mills, Laurin) Modified on 8/22/2012 to add link (rss, Deputy Clerk). Modified on 8/22/2012 (rss, Deputy Clerk). (Entered: 08/21/2012)
362012-08-22 QC NOTICE: 35 Motion for Extension of Time, filed by Diane Rosenberg, Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C. was filed incorrectly. **The incorrect civil event was used. The correct event is "Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply". Then, when given the opportunity during the docketing process, link to the document whose deadline is to be extended. Your document has been accepted as filed. Court staff have made the necessary corrections. No corrective action is required in regard to this filing. (rss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/22/2012)
372012-08-23 ORDER GRANTING 35 Consent Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply re 29 MOTION to Certify Class . Responses due by 9/10/2012. Signed by Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. on behalf of Judge Roger W. Titus on 8/23/2012. (rss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/23/2012)
382012-09-10 RESPONSE to Motion re 29 MOTION to Certify Class (Defendants' Memorandum in Opposition to Motion to Certify a Class against Defendants, Appoint Named Plaintiff as Class Representative, and Appoint Class Counsel) filed by Diane Rosenberg, Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C.. Replies due by 9/27/2012. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(Mills, Laurin) (Entered: 09/10/2012)
392012-09-24 REPLY to Response to Motion re 29 MOTION to Certify Class filed by Juliette Murdoch. (Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 09/24/2012)
402012-12-17 MOTION for Other Relief Excusing Counsel from Attendance at December 20, 2012 Hearing or Entering Appearance by Diane Rosenberg, Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C. Responses due by 1/7/2013 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Order Granting Motion, # 2 Text of Proposed Order Denying Motion and Entering Appearance)(Mills, Laurin) (Entered: 12/17/2012)
412012-12-18 ORDER GRANTING 40 MOTION to Excuse Attendance at December 20, 2012 Hearing or in the Alternative to Enter Appearance of Counsel. Signed by Judge Roger W Titus on 12/18/2012. (rss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/18/2012)
422012-12-20 Motion Hearing held on 12/20/2012 re 29 MOTION to Certify Class filed by Juliette Murdoch before Judge Roger W Titus. (Court Reporter: Lisa Bankins) (hbm, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/20/2012)
432013-02-26 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney by Juliette Murdoch Responses due by 3/15/2013 (Howell, Jimmy) (Entered: 02/26/2013)
442013-02-28 MARGINAL ORDER GRANTING 43 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Attorney Jimmy Ray Howell, Jr terminated. Signed by Judge Roger W Titus on 2/27/2013. (rss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/28/2013)
452013-03-22 MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Roger W Titus on 3/22/2013. (rss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/22/2013)
462013-03-22 ORDER GRANTING 9 MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint; GRANTING 14 MOTION to Dismiss; DISMISSING all Claims in Plaintiffs Complaint (Doc. No. 1) except for Plaintiffs claims pursuant to 15 U.S.C. ยง 1692e of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act against Defendant Rosenberg & Associates, LLC; DENYING AS MOOT 17 MOTION Stay Class Certification Briefing Pending Discovery; GRANTING 19 MOTION to Strike 1 Complaint 's Class Action Allegations; and DENYING 29 Motion to Certify Class. Signed by Judge Roger W Titus on 3/22/2013. (rss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/22/2013)
472013-03-25 SCHEDULING ORDER: Status Report due by 8/7/2013. Signed by Judge Roger W Titus on 3/25/2013. (ebs2, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/25/2013)
482013-03-25 MEMORANDUM/ORDER regarding issuance of Scheduling Order. Signed by Judge Roger W Titus on 3/25/2013. (ebs2, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/25/2013)
492013-04-08 STATUS REPORT (Joint Submission in Response to the Court's March 25, 2013 Scheduling Order) by Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C.. (Mills, Laurin) (Entered: 04/08/2013)
502013-04-25 ANSWER to 1 Complaint by Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C..(Mills, Laurin) (Entered: 04/25/2013)
512013-04-25 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint by Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C. Responses due by 5/13/2013 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Mills, Laurin) (Entered: 04/25/2013)
522013-04-25 Memorandum re 51 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint filed by Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Mills, Laurin) (Entered: 04/25/2013)
532013-04-25 QC NOTICE: 52 Memorandum filed by Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C., 51 Motion for Extension of Time to File Answer filed by Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C. was filed incorrectly. **A motion and supporting memorandum must be filed separately. The motion should be filed as the main document and the supporting memorandum as a separate attachment to the main document. Your document has been accepted as filed. No corrective action is required in regard to this filing. (rss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/25/2013)
542013-05-23 RESPONSE in Support re 51 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint filed by Rosenberg & Associates, L.L.C.. Replies due by 6/10/2013. (Mills, Laurin) (Entered: 05/23/2013)
552013-05-29 ORDER GRANTING 51 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint. Signed by Judge Roger W Titus on 5/29/2013. (rss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/29/2013)