New York State Court of Claims

New York State Court of Claims
CALVERLEY v. STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2020-015-063, Claim No. 131626, Motion No. M-95479

Synopsis

Claimant's motion to admit, pro hac vice, an out-of-state attorney to participate in the prosecution of this claim was granted.

Case information

UID: 2020-015-063
Claimant(s): JENNIFER CALVERLEY, AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF DALE SCOTT CALVERLEY
Claimant short name: CALVERLEY
Footnote (claimant name) :
Defendant(s): STATE OF NEW YORK
Footnote (defendant name) : The caption has been amended sua sponte to reflect the only properly named defendant.
Third-party claimant(s):
Third-party defendant(s):
Claim number(s): 131626
Motion number(s): M-95479
Cross-motion number(s):
Judge: FRANCIS T. COLLINS
Claimant's attorney: McLaughlin & Stern, LLP
By: Nelson E. Canter, Esq.
Defendant's attorney: Honorable Letitia James, Attorney General
By: Thomas P. Carafa, Esq., Assistant Attorney General
Third-party defendant's attorney:
Signature date: July 17, 2020
City: Saratoga Springs
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Official citation:
Appellate results:
See also (multicaptioned case)

Decision

Claimant moves to admit, pro hac vice, Matthew D. Rush, an attorney duly admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to participate in the prosecution of this claim on her behalf.

In support of the application, claimant submitted proof that Mr. Rush is a member in good standing of the bar of Colorado (22 NYCRR 520.11 [a]); that he will be associated with a New York attorney, who will be the attorney of record (22NYCRR 520.11 [c]), and that he is familiar with and will comply with the standards of professional conduct imposed upon members of the New York bar (22 NYCRR 520.11 [e]). Inasmuch as the requirements for pro hac vice admission have been met, the instant motion is granted, without objection, and Matthew D. Rush is admitted pro hac vice with respect to this claim.

July 17, 2020

Saratoga Springs, New York

FRANCIS T. COLLINS

Judge of the Court of Claims

Papers Considered:

  1. Notice of motion dated March 6, 2020;
  2. Affirmation dated March 6, 2020;
  3. Affidavit of Matthew D. Rush sworn to March 6, 2020, with Exhibit A;
  4. Correspondence from Thomas P. Carafa, Esq. dated June 12, 2020.