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Case Number: 2:22-cv-00645
Judge: John H. Chun
Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Washington (King County)
Defendant's Attorney: Matthew R. Kelly and Steven R. Peltin
Description: Seattle, Washington civil rights lawyers represented Plaintiffs, who sued Defendants on job discrimination theories.
Outcome: Plaintiffs HELEN P. HOWELL, JILL K. STANTON, and JENNIFER L. RAMIREZ ROBSON, and defendants KING COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY and STEPHEN J. NORMAN, collectively the “Parties,” stipulate and agree as set forth below, and request the Court enter the proposed ORDER.
Plaintiffs filed this action on May 12, 2022. ECF No. 1. Defendants filed a Motion to Dismiss Title VI and Section 1981 Claims (“Motion to Dismiss”), asserting failure to state a claim. ECF No. 9. The Motion to Dismiss is noted for hearing on July 15, 2022. ECF No. 10. Prior to filing their Opposition to the Motion to Dismiss, plaintiffs filed their Motion for Leave to File First Amended Complaint for Damages, Injunctive and Further Relief, on July 5, 2022, in part to address the issues raised by defendants' Motion to Dismiss and to add two new causes of action. ECF No. 11.
The Parties stipulate that (1) Plaintiffs should be allowed to file the First Amended Complaint for Damages, Injunctive and Further Relief, (2) the defendants' responsive pleading to the First Amended Complaint shall be due on Friday, July 29, 2022, and (3) Defendants' Motion to Dismiss shall be stricken, without waiving defendants' right to respond to the First Amended Complaint in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including by filing any and all appropriate motions.