Jackie Burrell v. Parexel International, LLC, No. 12-2510 (4th Cir. 2013)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 12-2510 JACKIE BURRELL, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. PAREXEL INTERNATIONAL, LLC, Defendant - Appellee. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, at Baltimore. William M. Nickerson, Senior District Judge. (1:12-cv-01326-WMN) Submitted: February 21, 2013 Before AGEE and Circuit Judge. DAVIS, Circuit Decided: February 25, 2013 Judges, and HAMILTON, Senior Dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Jackie Burrell, Appellant Pro Se. Eric S. Mueller, SEMMES, BOWEN & SEMMES, Baltimore, Maryland; Eileen Carr Riley, Larry Robert Seegull, JACKSON LEWIS, LLP, Baltimore, Maryland, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Jackie Burrell seeks to appeal the district court s order granting Defendant s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion and dismissing her civil action for failure to state a claim upon which relief may be granted. We dismiss the appeal for lack of jurisdiction because the notice of appeal was not timely filed. Parties are accorded thirty days after the entry of the district court s final judgment or order to note an appeal, Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(1)(A), unless the district court extends the appeal period under Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(5), or reopens the appeal period under Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(6). [T]he timely filing of a notice of appeal in a civil case is a jurisdictional requirement. Bowles v. Russell, 551 U.S. 205, 214 (2007). The district court s order was entered on the docket on October 4, December 10, 2012. 2012. The Because notice of appeal Burrell failed to was filed file a on timely notice of appeal or to obtain an extension or reopening of the appeal period, we deny leave to proceed in forma pauperis and dismiss the appeal. facts and materials legal before We dispense with oral argument because the contentions are adequately this and argument court presented would not in the aid the decisional process. DISMISSED 2