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1 Katherine F. Parks, Esq. - State Bar No. 6227


Thorndal Armstrong Delk Balkenbush & Eisinger
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6590 S. McCarran Blvd., Suite B
3 Reno, Nevada 89509
(775) 786-2882
4 kfp@thorndal.com
Attorneys for Defendants
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STOREY COUNTY AND GERALD ANTINORO
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7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
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DISTRICT OF NEVADA
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10 VANESSA ADRIAN, CASE NO.
Plaintiff,
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vs. NOTICE OF REMOVAL OF CIVIL
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ACTION TO THE UNITED STATES
13 COUNTY OF STOREY, a political subdivision DISTRICT COURT
of the State of Nevada, and GERALD
14 ANTINORO, Sheriff of Storey County, and
15 DOES 1-10, inclusive,

16 Defendants.
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18 COME NOW Defendants, COUNTY OF STOREY and GERALD ANTINORO, by and
19 through their attorneys of record, Thorndal Armstrong Delk Balkenbush & Eisinger, and hereby
20 provide notice of removal of this action to the United States District Court for the District of
21 Nevada pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1441.
22 I. INTRODUCTION
23 Plaintiff VANESSA ADRIAN has sued the Defendants in Nevada state court presenting
24 causes of action for, among other things, the alleged violation by the Defendants of Title VII of
25 the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution.
26 Defendants thus removes this case based on the existence of federal questions pursuant to 28
27 U.S.C. 1331.
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1 II. PROCESS, PLEADINGS, AND ORDERS RECEIVED BY DEFENDANTS


2 Defendants were served with the Complaint on July 13, 2016. A true and correct copy of
3 the Complaint is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.
4 III. THE COURT HAS JURISDICTION UNDER 28 U.S.C. 1331
5 This Court has original jurisdiction over this case pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1331, as
6 Plaintiffs Complaint is grounded in federal law. See, Exhibit 1.
7 IV. THIS REMOVAL IS TIMELY.
8 Defendants received the Complaint on July 13, 2016. This Notice is being filed on July
9 18, 2016, a date less than thirty (30) calendar days after the Complaint was received by the
10 Defendants, and, accordingly, the removal is timely. See, 28 U.S.C. 1446(C)(3).
11 V. DEFENDANTS HAVE MET ALL OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR REMOVAL.
12 1. This Court has original jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1331.
13 Removal is proper pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1441.
14 2. Defendants have attached to this notice as Exhibit 1, a true and correct copy of the
15 Complaint.
16 3. Defendants will promptly file a copy of this Notice in the First Judicial District
17 Court of the State of Nevada in and for the County of Storey pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1446(d).
18 4. Defendants have served this Notice of Removal upon Plaintiff.
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DATED this 18TH day of July, 2016.
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THORNDAL ARMSTRONG
21 DELK BALKENBUSH & EISINGER
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By: / s / Katherine F. Parks, Esq.
23 Katherine F. Parks, Esq.
State Bar No. 6227
24 6590 S. McCarran Blvd., Suite B
25 Reno, Nevada 89509
(775) 786-2882
26 kfp@thorndal.com
Attorneys for Defendants
27 STOREY COUNTY AND GERALD ANTINORO
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CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
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2 Pursuant to FRCP 5(b), I certify that I am an employee of THORNDAL ARMSTRONG DELK

3 BALKENBUSH & EISINGER, and that on this date I caused the foregoing NOTICE OF
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REMOVAL OF CIVIL ACTION TO THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT to be
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served on all parties to this action by:
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7 placing an original or true copy thereof in a sealed, postage prepaid, envelope in the

8 United States mail at Reno, Nevada.


9 United States District Court, District of Nevada CM/ ECF (Electronic Case Filing)
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_____ personal delivery
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12 ____ facsimile (fax)

13 _____ Federal Express/UPS or other overnight delivery


14 fully addressed as follows:
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Justin M. Clouser, Esq.
16 Clouser Hempen Wasick Law Group, Ltd.
1512 Hwy 395 N. Suite 1
17 Gardnerville, Nevada 89410
18 Attorney for Plaintiff

19 DATED this 18th day of July, 2016.


20 / s / Sam Baker
21 An employee of THORNDAL ARMSTRONG
DELK BALKENBUSH & EISINGER
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INDEX OF EXHIBITS
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