United States District Court, D. Maryland
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
SUSAN K. GAUVEY, Magistrate Judge.
This Memorandum Opinion reviews the Amended Complaint in Confession of Judgment filed by Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 486 Pension Fund ("Pension Fund"), Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 486 Medical Fund ("Medical Fund"), Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 486 Severance and Annuity/401(k) Fund ("Severance Fund"), Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 486 Joint Journeyman and Apprentice Training Fund ("Training Fund"), International Training Fund ("ITF"), Mechanical Contractors Association of Maryland, Inc. ("MCA"), and Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 486, United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada ("Local 486") (collectively "Plaintiffs") against AWA Mechanical, Inc. ("Defendant") (ECF No. 6). No response to the Complaint was timely filed. For the reasons stated herein, I order that the Clerk of the Court enter the confessed judgment.
Local Rule 108.1 requires that the plaintiff who seeks entry of a confessed judgment file a complaint, which includes:
1. The written instrument:
a. Authorizing the confession of judgment; and
b. Entitling the plaintiff to a claim for liquidated damages;
2. An affidavit made by the plaintiff or someone on behalf of the plaintiff, stating:
a. the circumstances of the defendant's execution of said instrument;
b. including, where known, the age and education of the defendant;
c. further including the amount due thereunder; and
d. the post office address (including street address if needed to effect mail delivery) of the defendant.
Local Rule 108.1.a (D. Md. 2011). The Court may direct the entry of judgment upon a finding that the documents attached to the complaint prima facie establish:
1. A voluntary, knowing, and intelligent waiver by ...