U.S. District Court
Western District of Tennessee (Memphis)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:03-cr-20469-JDB-1


Case title: USA v. E.L. Thompson & Asso

Date Filed: 12/15/2003
Date Terminated: 12/22/2003

Assigned to: Judge J. Daniel Breen

Defendant (1)
E.L. Thompson & Associates, LLC
TERMINATED: 12/22/2003
represented byKemper B. Durand
THOMASON HENDRIX HARVEY JOHNSON & MITCHELL
One Commerce Square
40 S. Main St.
Ste. 2900
Memphis, TN 38103-5529
901-525-8721
Fax: 901-525-6722
Email: durandk@thomasonlaw.com
TERMINATED: 12/22/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Thomas D. Bever
CHILIVIS COCHRAN LARKINS & BEVER LLP
3127 Maple Dr., N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30305
404-233-4171
TERMINATED: 12/22/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
8:1324a(a)(2) BRINGING IN AND HARBORING ALIENS
(1-9)
No Term Of Imprisonment, Supervised Release or Probation was imposed by the court in this case. For a period of 2 yrs, dft consents, w/o notice or warrant, to entry by agents of the INS onto the dfts principal place of business for the purpose of (1) questioning dfts' employees as to the eligibility and immigration status of dft and its affiliated entities' employees; (2) reviewing employment eligibility verification forms (Forms I-9) and any other company employment records.; total as sessment $450.00; total fine $27,000.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byLinda Nettles Harris
U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
Federal Building
167 N. Main St.
Ste. 800
Memphis, TN 38103
901-544-4231
Fax: 901-544-4230
Email: linda.harris@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
12/15/20031INFORMATION by USA E.L. Thompson & Asso (1) count(s) 1-9 (EHG) (csf). (Entered: 12/18/2003)
12/15/2003NOTICE OF APPEARANCE AS LOCAL COUNSEL for defendant E.L. Thompson & Asso by Attorney Kemper B. Durand (EHG) (Entered: 12/18/2003)
12/15/2003MOTION FOR ADMISSION OF OUT-OF-STATE COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE as to E.L. Thompson & Asso for attorney Thomas D. Bever to appear pro hac vice (EHG) (Entered: 12/18/2003)
12/15/20034ORDER FOR ADMISSION OF OUT-OF-STATE COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE by Judge J. D. Breen granting motion for attorney Thomas D. Bever to appear pro hac vice [3-1] for defendant. (cc: all counsel) (EHG) (Entered: 12/18/2003)
12/15/20035WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by defendant E.L. Thompson & Asso (EHG) (csf). (Entered: 12/18/2003)
12/15/2003NOTICE/CORPORATE RESOLUTION by defendant E.L. Thompson & Asso (EHG) (Entered: 12/18/2003)
12/15/2003MINUTES: Before Judge J. D. Breen initial appearance of E.L. Thompson & Asso on an Information. Attorney present . Probation Officer: Pat Hanley. guilty plea entered by E.L. Thompson & Asso as to counts 1-9. Guilty plea accepted. sentencing hearing set for 12/15/03 for E.L. Thompson & Asso . Documents filed in open court: (1) Factural basis for guilty plea, (2) Corporate Resolution, (3) DFt's Objections to and correction to factual basis for guilty plea, (4) Waiver of indictment (signed by Thomas D. Bever for dft). The court ordered the dft to pay a fine of $3,000 per each count -total of $27,000; Special assessment $50.00 each count -total of $450.00. AUSA: Linda Harris Dft Atty: Kemper Durand, Thomas Bever, Allen Groves C/R: Mark Dodson (EHG) (Entered: 12/18/2003)
12/15/20038PLEA Agreement as to E.L. Thompson & Asso (EHG) (csf). (Entered: 12/18/2003)
12/15/2003OBJECTIONS TO AND CORRECTIONS TO FACTUAL BASIS FOR GUILTY PLEA by defendant E.L. Thompson & Asso (EHG) (Entered: 12/18/2003)
12/15/200310PLEA Agreement as to E.L. Thompson & Asso (EHG) (csf). (Entered: 12/19/2003)
12/22/200311ORDER ON GUILTY PLEA by Judge J. D. Breen re [7-4] ..as to dft E.L. Thompson & Asso.; entered a plea of guilty to counts 1-9 of an Information. (cc: all counsel) (EHG) (Entered: 12/23/2003)
12/22/200312JUDGMENT IN A CRIMINAL CASE as to E.L. Thompson & Asso sentencing E.L. Thompson & Asso (1) count(s) 1-9. No Term Of Imprisonment, Supervised Release or Probation was imposed by the court in this case. For a period of 2 yrs, dft consents, w/o notice or warrant, to entry by agents of the INS onto the dfts principal place of business for the purpose of (1) questioning dfts' employees as to the eligibility and immigration status of dft and its affiliated entities' employees; (2) reviewing employment eligibility verification forms (Forms I-9) and any other company employment records. ; total assessment $450.00; total fine $27,000.00. as to E.L. Thompson & Asso , case terminated as to E.L. Thompson & Asso by Judge J. D. Breen (cc: all counsel) (EHG) (Entered: 12/23/2003)