No. 22-35471.

81 F.4th 1016 (2023)

James Dale HUFFMAN, Esquire, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Amy LINDGREN; Samuel Erskine; City of St. Helens, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed September 1, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James D. Huffman, Scappoose, Oregon, pro se Plaintiff-Appellant.

Aaron P. Hisel and Elizabeth A. Jones , Law Offices of Montoya Hisel and Associates, Salem, Oregon, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before: Michael Daly Hawkins, Sidney R. Thomas, and M. Margaret McKeown, Circuit Judges.


This appeal asks us to consider whether pro se litigants who are also attorneys should be afforded liberal pleading construction and treated as proceeding without counsel under Circuit Rules 28-1(c) and 30-1.3. James Huffman, a practicing attorney, sued a municipal...

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