IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
December 2, 2010
CORNELIUS WINFREY, PLAINTIFF,
OBADINE OLUKUNLE, B. LANE, S. HILL, M. ROGERS, AND F. BARGES,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Donald G. Wilkerson United States Magistrate Judge
Currently pending before the Court is a Motion for Leave to File an Amended Complaint and for resubmission of the Motion to Appoint Counsel (Doc. 27), filed by Plaintiff Cornelius Winfrey, an inmate litigating this case pro se. Although titled a Motion for Leave to File an Amended Complaint, the body of the motion indicates that Plaintiff seeks appointment of counsel.
The Court finds that appointment of counsel is warranted in this action. Accordingly, the motion is GRANTED.
After a random pick, attorney Rebecca A. Whittington, 930 West Walnut Street, Carbondale, Illinois, 62901, is hereby APPOINTED to represent the Plaintiff in this matter pursuant to SDIL-LR83.1(i).*fn1 Ms. Whittington is directed to file her entry of appearance by December 15, 2010.
The Plaintiff is an inmate in the custody of the Illinois Department of Corrections at the Pinckneyville Correctional Center. Ms. Whittington may contact the Plaintiff there.
s/ Donald G. Wilkerson