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Civil Procedure – Attorney’s Fees – Waiver Of Service – Pro Se Attorney

A lawyer acting pro se to sue 16 different defendants involved in the sale of his home cannot collect attorney’s fees under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4, but he can recover costs, from 10 defendants who refused to waive service of summons, an Alexandria U.S. District Court says in an apparent case of first impression.
Rossmann v. Lazarus (USDC-ED) (VLW 00-3-130) (8 pp.)