United States District Court, E.D. Michigan, Southern Division
States Magistrate Judge Stephanie Dawkins Davis
ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR APPOINTMENT
OF COUNSEL 
GERSHWIN A. DRAIN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
before the Court is Plaintiff Darryl Bullard's first
Motion for Appointment of Counsel , filed January 6,
2017. “Appointed counsel in civil suits is a privilege
only justified in exceptional circumstances.”
Jennings v. Bradley, 419 F.App'x 594, 598 (6th
Cir. 2011). Here, Plaintiff has failed to demonstrate this is
an exceptional case warranting the appointment of counsel.
Moreover, the instant case, filed in August 2016, is still in
the early stages of litigation. The Court may reconsider
whether appointment of counsel is necessary at a later stage
of the proceedings.
these reasons, Plaintiff has failed to demonstrate the
appointment of counsel is warranted. Plaintiff's Motion
for Appointment of ...