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Case TitlePark v. Federal Bureau of Investigation
DistrictWestern District of Washington
Case Number3:2019cv05702
Date Filed2019-07-31
Date Closed2020-03-16
JudgeJudge Ronald B. Leighton
PlaintiffRonald J Park
on behalf of Friedman | Rubin PLLP
Case DescriptionRonald Park, an attorney representing the Parsons family whose family member died as a result of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning the agency's analysis of the guns and ammunition used during the Las Vegas mass shooting. The agency acknowledged receipt of Park's request and divided the request into four separate requests. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Park filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFederal Bureau of Investigation
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2019-07-311COMPLAINT against defendant(s) Federal Bureau of Investigation (Receipt # 0981-5866157), filed by Ron J. Park. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit Ex. 1, # 3 Exhibit Ex. 2, # 4 Exhibit Ex. 3, # 5 Exhibit Ex. 4, # 6 Exhibit Ex. 5, # 7 Exhibit Ex. 6, # 8 Summons Federal Bureau of Investigations, # 9 Summons Attorney Western Dist of WA, # 10 Summons U.S. Dept of Justice)(Park, Ronald) (Entered: 07/31/2019)
2019-08-012Summonses Electronically Issued as to defendant Federal Bureau of Investigation. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons)(GT) (Entered: 08/01/2019)
2019-08-01NOTICE TO FILER: ***Case Terminated-Incorrect Division*** Civil case number 2:19-cv-1190 has been terminated. The incorrect divisional office was selected by the filer upon case opening. This case has now been assigned a Tacoma case number and Judge. All future filings shall bear the following case number: 3:19-cv-5702 RBL. Before initiating a new case, please review the Attorney Case Opening Guide (PDF) to determine the correct divisional jurisdiction. (GT) (Entered: 08/01/2019)
2019-08-013NOTICE TO FILER: re 1 Complaint,. Notice of Filing Deficiency ** Action Required ** See Attached Letter for More Information and Instructions. (GT) (Entered: 08/01/2019)
2019-09-204NOTICE of Appearance by attorney Michelle R. Lambert on behalf of Defendant Federal Bureau of Investigation. (Lambert, Michelle) (Entered: 09/20/2019)
2019-09-205ANSWER to 1 Complaint, by Federal Bureau of Investigation.(Lambert, Michelle) (Entered: 09/20/2019)
2019-11-226STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER for relief from discovery deadlines by parties (Lambert, Michelle) (Entered: 11/22/2019)
2019-12-047ORDER on STIPULATION re 6 Stipulation filed by Federal Bureau of Investigation releasing the parties from the initial disclosure requirements and preparing a discovery plan; the parties will file a joint status report by 1/24/20; signed by Judge Ronald B. Leighton. (DN) (Entered: 12/04/2019)
2020-01-248Joint STATUS REPORT and Proposed Order by Defendant Federal Bureau of Investigation (Lambert, Michelle) (Entered: 01/24/2020)
2020-01-279ORDER on STIPULATION 8 Resetting the Joint Status Report which is now due by 2/24/2020; signed by Judge Ronald B. Leighton. (DN) (Entered: 01/27/2020)
2020-02-2010Joint STATUS REPORT and Proposed Order JOINT REQUEST by Defendant Federal Bureau of Investigation (Lambert, Michelle) Modified on 2/25/2020 to correct document identification (DK). (Entered: 02/20/2020)
2020-02-2511MINUTE ORDER re 10 Request filed by Federal Bureau of Investigation; the parties Joint Status Report is now due by 3/20/2020; as directed by Judge Ronald B. Leighton. (DN) (Entered: 02/25/2020)
2020-03-0912STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER for Dismissal by parties (Lambert, Michelle) (Entered: 03/09/2020)
2020-03-1613ORDER on STIPULATION re 12 DISMISSING with prejudice with each party to bear their own fees or costs; by Judge Ronald B. Leighton. (DN) (Entered: 03/16/2020)
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