Case Details

CourtNorthern District of Texas
Docket number3:97-cv-02954
Date case filed1997-12-05
Date case closed1998-02-18
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJoe Kendall
Case cause42:1983 Civil Rights Act
Nature of suit440 Civil Rights: Other
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Matthew Harden, Jr
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Scott S Hershman
Attorney Contact:
Lackey Hershman
3102 Oak Lawn Ave
Suite 777
Dallas, TX 75219-4241
214/560-2201
Fax: 214/560-2203
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Bar Status: Admitted/In Good Standing

Attorney name: Michael B Hopkins
Attorney Contact:
Loewinsohn Flegle Deary LLP
12377 Merit Dr
Suite 900
Dallas, TX 75251
214/572-1700
Fax: 214/572-1717
Email: [email protected]
Bar Status: Admitted/In Good Standing

Attorney name: William A Brewer , III
Attorney Contact:
Bickel & Brewer
1717 Main St
Suite 4800
Dallas, TX 75201
214/653-4000
Fax: 214/653-1015
Email: [email protected]
Bar Status: Admitted/In Good Standing
Party: Dallas Independent School District
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Dennis J Eichelbaum
Attorney Contact:
Schwartz & Eichelbaum Wardell Mehl & Hansen PC
5300 Democracy
2nd Floor
Plano, TX 75024
972/377-7900
Fax: 972/377-7277
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Bar Status: Admitted/In Good Standing
Party: The Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustees
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Dennis J Eichelbaum
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Bar Status: Admitted/In Good Standing
Party: Harlan A Martin
Party type: Provider
Attorney name: Harlan A Martin
Attorney Contact:
JAMS/Endispute
8401 N Central Expwy
Suite 610
Dallas, TX 75225
214/744-5267
Fax: 214/720-6010 FAX
Email: [email protected]
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Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
11997-12-05 DEMAND for jury trial by plaintiff Matthew Harden Jr (tsp) (Entered: 12/05/1997)
21997-12-05 SUMMONS(ES) issued for defendant DISD, defendant The Dallas Independ (iss 2) (tsp) (Entered: 12/05/1997)
31997-12-08 SUMMONS(ES) issued for defendant DISD, defendant The Dallas Independ (ISS-2) (alh) (Entered: 12/09/1997)
41997-12-09 RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to defendant DISD 12/8/97 Answer due on 12/29/97 for DISD (personal service) (1) (tsp) (Entered: 12/10/1997)
51997-12-09 RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to defendant The Dallas Independ 12/8/97 Answer due on 12/29/97 for The Dallas Independ (personal service) (1) (tsp) (Entered: 12/10/1997)
61997-12-23 FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT by plaintiff Matthew Harden Jr , (Answer due 1/5/98 for The Dallas Independ, for DISD ) amending [1-1] complaint (15+) (USC) (mlh) (Entered: 12/24/1997)
71997-12-24 MOTION by defendant DISD, defendant The Dallas Independ School Dist Board of Trustees to dismiss (2) (sak) (Entered: 12/24/1997)
81997-12-24 MEMORANDUM by defendant DISD, defendant The Dallas Independ in support of [7-1] motion to dismiss (24) (sak) (Entered: 12/24/1997)
91997-12-30 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Re: [6-1] amended complaint by plaintiff Matthew Harden Jr (1) (jas) (Entered: 12/31/1997)
101998-01-09 UNOPPOSED MOTION with memorandum in support by plaintiff Matthew Harden Jr to extend time to file response to motion to dismiss (3) (tsp) (Entered: 01/12/1998)
111998-01-12 ORDER...a status conference is scheduled in this case for 1/26/98 at 3:00 ( signed by J Kendall) Copies to counsel: 1/13/98 Page(s) 1 (tsp) (Entered: 01/13/1998)
121998-01-22 UNOPPOSED MOTION with memorandum in support by plaintiff Matthew Harden Jr to extend time to file a response (3) (tsp) (Entered: 01/23/1998)
131998-01-26 AGREED ORDER granting [12-1] motion to extend time to file a response, granting [10-1] motion to extend time to file response to motion to dismiss...ORDERED that pla has until 1/30/98 to file a response to dfts' motion to dismiss and dfts have until 2/23/98 to file a reply in necessary ( signed by J Kendall) Copies to counsel: 1/26/98 Page(s) 2 (tsp) (Entered: 01/26/1998)
141998-01-27 ORDER referring case to ADR; Harlan A Martin ADR provider; Type of ADR: mediation Requested by: court ( Signed by J Kendall) Copies to counsel: 1/28/98 (cc: Harlan A. Martin w/copy of dkt sheet and adr form) Page(s): 3 (tsp) Modified on 01/28/1998 (Entered: 01/28/1998)
151998-01-27 SCHEDULING ORDER setting Joining of Parties on 6/9/98 ; Amending of Pleadings on 6/9/98 ; Discovery cutoff 7/24/98 ; Deadline for filing of dispositive motions 6/25/98 ; Jury trial set for 9/8/98 ; Pretrial conference for 9:30 9/4/98 ; Pretrial materials due on 8/25/98 Proposed pretrial order due 8/25/98 ; ( signed by J Kendall) Copies to counsel: 1/28/98 Page(s): 3 (tsp) (Entered: 01/28/1998)
161998-01-29 CONFIDENTIALITY AND NON-DISCLOSURE ORDER...ORDERED that none of the discussions regarding the settlement or mediation shall be disclosed to 3rd parties; this matter may be discussed only in executive session of the Board amoungst Board members and their counsel ( signed by J Kendall) Copies to counsel: 1/30/98 Page(s) 2 (tsp) (Entered: 01/30/1998)
171998-01-30 MOTION with memorandum in support by plaintiff Matthew Harden Jr to extend time to file response to motion to dismiss (3) (tsp) (Entered: 01/30/1998)
181998-02-02 ORDER granting [17-1] motion to extend time to file response to motion to dismiss Response to motion reset to 2/4/98 for [7-1] motion to dismiss , r Reply to Response to Motion reset to 2/27/98 for [7-1] motion to dismiss ( signed by J Kendall) Copies to counsel: 2/3/98 Page(s) 2 (tsp) (Entered: 02/03/1998)
191998-02-04 UNOPPOSED MOTION with memorandum in support by plaintiff Matthew Harden Jr to extend time for pla to file a response to dfts' motion to dismiss (3) (tsp) (Entered: 02/05/1998)
201998-02-06 ORDER granting [19-1] motion to extend time for pla to file a response to dfts' motion to dismiss Response to motion reset to 2/11/98 for [7-1] motion to dismiss , Reply to Response to Motion reset to 3/6/98 for [7-1] motion to dismiss ( signed by J Kendall) Copies to counsel: 2/9/98 Page(s) 2 (tsp) (Entered: 02/09/1998)
211998-02-12 AGREED MOTION by plaintiff Matthew Harden Jr to dismiss (2) (tsp) (Entered: 02/13/1998)
221998-02-18 AGREED ORDER OF DISMISSAL granting [21-1] motion to dismiss ...all of plaintiff's claims are dismissed w/prejudice( signed by J Kendall) Copies to counsel: 2/18/98 Page(s) 1 (tsp) (Entered: 02/18/1998)
231998-02-25 Alternative Dispute Resolution Summary. Filed by ADR Provider Harlan A Martin . Attorneys in attendance Dennis J Eichelbaum . Prv Fee: $ 10,197 Disposition: In ADR (1) (tsp) (Entered: 02/26/1998)