Case Details

CourtEastern District of New York
Docket number2:15-cv-04167
Date case filed2015-07-15
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Arthur D. Spatt
Case cause42:1981 Civil Rights
Nature of suit440 Civil Rights: Other
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Leslie Jackson
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Brian L. Bromberg
Attorney Contact:
Bromberg Law Office, P.C.
26 Broadway
21st Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 248-7906
Fax: (212) 248-7908
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 10/21/2016 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jonathan Anthony Fink
Attorney Contact:
Fink & Katz, PLLC
299 Broadway
Suite 1803
New York, NY 10007
212-385-1373
Fax: 212-689-1710
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 10/21/2016 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jonathan Robert Miller
Attorney Contact:
Bromberg Law Office, P.C.
26 Broadway
21st Floor
New York, NY 10004
212-248-7906
Fax: 212-248-7908
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 10/21/2016 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Nathaniel H. Akerman
Attorney Contact:
Dorsey & Whitney
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
212-415-9200
Fax: 212-953-7201
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Amanda M. Prentice
Attorney Contact:
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
212-415-9349
Fax: 646-607-9472
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Henry Michael Primavera
Attorney Contact:
Kral, Clerkin, Redmond, Ryan, Perry & Van Etten
538 Broadhollow Road
Suite 200
Melville, NY 11747
631-414-7930
Fax: 631-777-4504
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John J. Ullrich
Attorney Contact:
Kral, Clerkin, Redmond, Ryan, Perry & Girvan, LLP
69 East Jericho Turnpike
Mineola, NY 11501
516-742-3470
Fax: 516-742-6243
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thaddeus John Rozanski
Attorney Contact:
Kral, Clerkin, Redmond, Ryan, Perry & Van Etten, LLP
69 East Jericho Turnpike
Mineola, NY 11501
(516) 742-3470
Fax: 516-742-6243
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Dennis Shanley
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Henry Michael Primavera
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John J. Ullrich
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thaddeus John Rozanski
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12015-07-15 COMPLAINT against All Defendants filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0207-7886340 Was the Disclosure Statement on Civil Cover Sheet completed -YES,, filed by Leslie Jackson. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Proposed Summons Lowe's Companies, Inc., # 3 Proposed Summons Dennis Shanley) (Bromberg, Brian) (Entered: 07/15/2015)
22015-07-16 This attorney case opening filing has been checked for quality control. See the attachment for corrections that were made. (Flanagan, Doreen) (Entered: 07/16/2015)
32015-07-16 In accordance with Rule 73 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rule 73.1, the parties are notified that if all parties consent a United States magistrate judge of this court is available to conduct all proceedings in this civil action including a (jury or nonjury) trial and to order the entry of a final judgment. Attached to the Notice is a blank copy of the consent form that should be filled out, signed and filed electronically only if all parties wish to consent. The form may also be accessed at the following link:http://www.uscourts.gov/uscourts/FormsAndFees/Forms/AO085.pdf. You may withhold your consent without adverse substantive consequences. Do NOT return or file the consent unless all parties have signed the consent. (Flanagan, Doreen) (Entered: 07/16/2015)
42015-07-16 Summons Issued as to Lowe's Companies, Inc.. (McMahon, Carol) (Entered: 07/16/2015)
52015-07-16 Summons Issued as to Dennis Shanley. (McMahon, Carol) (Entered: 07/16/2015)
62015-08-11 Letter MOTION for Refund of Fees Paid Electronically (Request for refund of $400 filing fee inadvertently paid twice) by Leslie Jackson. (Bromberg, Brian) (Entered: 08/11/2015)
72015-08-18 Application for Refund of Fees paid electronically. Approved by Michael J. Kramer, Case Processing Supervisor, on 08/18/15. (Kramer, Michael) (Entered: 08/18/2015)
82015-09-01 ANSWER to 1 Complaint, by All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of Service) (Primavera, Henry) (Entered: 09/01/2015)
92015-09-10 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Leslie Jackson. Dennis Shanley served on 8/25/2015, answer due 9/15/2015. (Fink, Jonathan) (Entered: 09/10/2015)
102015-09-10 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Leslie Jackson. Lowe's Companies, Inc. served on 8/24/2015, answer due 9/14/2015. (Fink, Jonathan) (Entered: 09/10/2015)
112015-09-11 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Leslie Jackson. Dennis Shanley served on 9/8/2015, answer due 9/29/2015. (Fink, Jonathan) (Entered: 09/11/2015)
122015-10-15 Initial Conference ORDER: If counsel cannot agree to the proposed schedule or minor modifications thereof, as attached, they are directed to appear before the undersigned in Courtroom 810, United States Federal Courthouse, Central Islip, New York at the date and time provided in the initial conference order. See attachments for details. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Arlene R. Lindsay on 10/15/2015. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Scheduling Order) c/ecf (Imrie, Robert) (Entered: 10/15/2015)
132015-10-28 Letter MOTION to Adjourn Conference (Parties' Request to Enter Proposed Scheduling Order and Cancel Initial Conference) by Leslie Jackson. (Miller, Jonathan) (Entered: 10/28/2015)
142015-10-30 SCHEDULING ORDER: Final Pretrial Conference set for June 1, 2016 at 11:30 AM before Magistrate Judge Arlene R. Lindsay. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Arlene R. Lindsay on 10/30/2015. c/ecf (Imrie, Robert) (Entered: 10/30/2015)
152016-02-12 Letter regarding discovery scheduling order by Lowe's Companies, Inc., Dennis Shanley (Primavera, Henry) Modified original letter into a motion on 3/24/2017 (Imrie, Robert). (Entered: 02/12/2016)
162016-02-12 Letter (Letter addressed to Magistrate Judge Arlene R. Lindsay responding to Defendants' "Letter Regarding Discovery Scheduling Order," ECF#15) by Leslie Jackson (Bromberg, Brian) (Entered: 02/12/2016)
172016-03-28 Letter by Lowe's Companies, Inc., Dennis Shanley (Primavera, Henry) (Entered: 03/28/2016)
182016-04-21 NOTICE of Change of Address of the Attorney by Jonathan Anthony Fink (Fink, Jonathan) (Entered: 04/21/2016)
192016-06-28 Letter MOTION for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery by Leslie Jackson. (Bromberg, Brian) (Entered: 06/28/2016)
202016-08-19 Letter MOTION for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery by Leslie Jackson. (Miller, Jonathan) (Entered: 08/19/2016)
212016-09-09 NOTICE of Appearance by John J. Ullrich on behalf of Lowe's Companies, Inc., Dennis Shanley (aty to be noticed) (Ullrich, John) (Entered: 09/09/2016)
222016-09-23 MOTION to Adjourn Conference scheduled for September 27, 2016 by Leslie Jackson. (Bromberg, Brian) (Entered: 09/23/2016)
232016-10-11 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney (Motion by the Bromberg Law Office, P.C. and Fink & Katz, PLLC, Attorneys for Plaintiff, to Withdraw as Counsel for Plaintiff Leslie Jackson) by Leslie Jackson. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit in Support Declaration of Jonathan A. Fink in Support of Motion to Withdraw as Counsel for Plaintiff, # 2 Certificate of Service) (Fink, Jonathan) (Entered: 10/11/2016)
242016-10-18 MOTION to Adjourn Conference scheduled for November 3, 2016 by Leslie Jackson. (Bromberg, Brian) (Entered: 10/18/2016)
252016-10-21 SHORT FORM ORDER - Based on the foregoing, the Court, in its discretion, grants the 23 motion by Plaintiffs Counsel for leave to withdraw as counsel in this matter. The Clerk of the Court is respectfully directed to terminate the appearances of Brian L. Bromberg, Esq.; Jonathan R. Miller, Esq.; and Jonathan A. Fink, Esq. Further, the Court is staying this case for a period of 30 days to permit the Plaintiff to retain new counsel or advise the Court that he intends to proceed in this litigation pro se. The attorneys are directed to serve a copy of this decision to the Plaintiff via mail to his last known address and by email. If, by November 21, 2016, the Plaintiff has not appeared by newly-retained counsel or otherwise clearly indicated his desire to proceed pro se, the Court will consider a motion by the Defendants to dismiss this action for failure to prosecute under FED. R. CIV. P. 41(b). Attorney Jonathan Robert Miller; Brian L. Bromberg and Jonathan Anthony Fink terminated. So Ordered by Judge Arthur D. Spatt on 10/21/2016. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 10/21/2016)
282016-11-10 LETTER dated 11/10/2016 from Pro Se Office, E.D.N.Y. to Leslie Jackson re Enclosing information to assist in filing pro se. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 11/10/2016)
292016-11-14 Letter by Lowe's Companies, Inc., Dennis Shanley (Primavera, Henry) (Entered: 11/14/2016)
302016-11-28 Letter by Lowe's Companies, Inc., Dennis Shanley (Primavera, Henry) (Entered: 11/28/2016)
312016-12-07 ORDER re 30 : See attached Order for details. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Arlene R. Lindsay on 12/7/2016. (Lanin, Debbie) (Entered: 12/07/2016)
322017-01-12 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Arlene R. Lindsay: Conference held on 1/12/2017: The Court directed the regular inventory tape of purchases from registers No. 2 and the Contractor Desk, for the time frame plaintiff was in the store, once again be provided to plaintiff. Mr. Jackson is directed to provide a list of his trial exhibits and witnesses to defense counsel on or before January 20, 2017. On or before January 30, 2017 the defendant shall submit the proposed joint pretrial order. There being no opportunity to settle and no anticipated motion practice, the matter is returned to the District Court. c/ecf, c/m to pltf via FedEx #804492770715 (Imrie, Robert) (Entered: 01/12/2017)
332017-01-23 LETTER dated 1/23/2017 from Leslie Jackson to the Court re Plaintiff would like to submit Dennis Shanley as a witness. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/24/2017)
342017-01-25 LETTER dated 1/25/2017 from Pro Se Office to Pro Se Litigant re The enclosed letter is being returned without docketing or consideration. Papers cannot be filed without indicating they have been served on all parties in your action. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 01/25/2017)
352017-01-26 Proposed Pretrial Order by Lowe's Companies, Inc., Dennis Shanley (Primavera, Henry) (Entered: 01/26/2017)
362017-02-14 MOTION for Extension of Time to File my portion of the Joint Pre-Trial Order which is presently due on 2/17/2017 by Leslie Jackson. (Coleman, Laurie) (Entered: 02/17/2017)
372017-02-17 NOTICE of Appearance by Nathaniel H. Akerman on behalf of Leslie Jackson (aty to be noticed) (Akerman, Nathaniel) (Entered: 02/17/2017)
382017-02-17 NOTICE of Appearance by Amanda M. Prentice on behalf of Leslie Jackson (aty to be noticed) (Prentice, Amanda) (Entered: 02/17/2017)
392017-02-17 Letter MOTION for Extension of Time to File pre-trial order by Leslie Jackson. (Prentice, Amanda) (Entered: 02/17/2017)
402017-03-01 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT of Proceedings held on Janauary 12, 2017, before Magistrate Judge Lindsay. Transcriber Tracy Gribben Transcription, LLC, Telephone number 732-263-0044. Email address: [email protected] Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Redaction Request due 3/22/2017. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 4/3/2017. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 5/30/2017. (Kanellopoulos, John) (Entered: 03/01/2017)
412017-03-06 Letter MOTION for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery and to extend filing of pre-trial order by Leslie Jackson. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B) (Prentice, Amanda) (Entered: 03/06/2017)
41.1 Exhibit A
41.2 Exhibit B
422017-03-07 Letter by Lowe's Companies, Inc., Dennis Shanley (Primavera, Henry) (Entered: 03/07/2017)
432017-03-08 Letter MOTION for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery and to complete pre-trial order by Leslie Jackson. (Prentice, Amanda) (Entered: 03/08/2017)
442017-03-23 ORDER re 41 - 43 : See attached Order for details. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Arlene R. Lindsay on 3/23/2017. (Lanin, Debbie) (Entered: 03/23/2017)
452017-04-19 NOTICE of Appearance by Thaddeus John Rozanski on behalf of All Defendants (aty to be noticed) (Rozanski, Thaddeus) (Entered: 04/19/2017)
462017-05-04 Letter MOTION to Compel the Discovery ordered by the Court on March 23, 2017 by Leslie Jackson. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6) (Prentice, Amanda) (Entered: 05/04/2017)
472017-05-05 Letter by Lowe's Companies, Inc., Dennis Shanley (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit) (Rozanski, Thaddeus) (Entered: 05/05/2017)
482017-05-12 Letter motion to compel a further deposition of defendant Shanley by Lowe's Companies, Inc., Dennis Shanley (Rozanski, Thaddeus) Modified on 5/16/2017 to change event type to motion. (Coleman, Laurie). (Entered: 05/12/2017)
492017-05-15 Letter in opposition to Lowe's request in Docket No. 48 by Leslie Jackson (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1) (Prentice, Amanda) (Entered: 05/15/2017)
502017-05-15 Letter by Lowe's Companies, Inc., Dennis Shanley (Rozanski, Thaddeus) (Entered: 05/15/2017)
512017-05-17 ORDER re 46 , 48 : See attached Order for details. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Arlene R. Lindsay on 5/17/2017. (Lanin, Debbie) (Entered: 05/17/2017)
522017-06-09 Letter motion requesting an extension of the pre-trial conference by Leslie Jackson (Prentice, Amanda) Modified on 6/12/2017 to change event type to motion. (Coleman, Laurie). (Entered: 06/09/2017)
532017-08-04 MOTION to Adjourn Conference regarding pre-trial proceedings by Leslie Jackson. (Prentice, Amanda) (Entered: 08/04/2017)