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Cheavens v. Pub. Serv. Corp. of Colo., No. 14-3374, 2016 WL 1253624 (D. Colo.) (Martínez, J.)

Date: 
Thursday, March 31, 2016

Cheavens v. Pub. Serv. Corp. of Colo., No. 14-3374, 2016 WL 1253624 (D. Colo.) (Martínez, J.)

Re: Plaintiff's request for attorney fees based on plaintiff's voluntarily dismissed FOIA claim

Disposition: Denying plaintiff's motion for attorney fees and costs

  • Attorney Fees:  The court holds that "Plaintiff is not entitled to fees under FOIA."  "First, he has not substantially prevailed on his FOIA claim, as it has been dismissed."  "Second, attorneys' fees are not available for pro se parties, including lawyers such as Plaintiff, under FOIA."
Topic: 
Attorney Fees
District Court
Updated May 19, 2016