Costa v. Solomon Orthodontic Systems, LLC et al
ORDER GRANTING 17 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney and GRANTING 18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply. Attorney Shannon C. Haupt withdrawn. Refer to Order for further court requirements. Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on August 21, 2013. (jas)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
Case No. 5:13-CV-05140
SOLOMON ORTHODONTIC SYSTEMS, LLC;
ORTHOSYNETICS, INC.; and ARKANSAS
Now before the Court is the motion (Doc. 17) of attorney Shannon C. Haupt, of law firm
Leonard & Associates, P.L.L.C., to withdraw as counsel of record for Plaintiff Heather Costa. The
Court, being well and sufficiently advised, finds that the motion should be GRANTED, and Shannon
C. Haupt is permitted to withdraw as counsel for Plaintiff.
Plaintiff is hereby ORDERED to have another attorney enter an appearance on her behalf
or, in the alternative, to advise the Court that she wishes to represent herself in this matter by
proceeding without counsel, pro se. Such appearance must be entered or notification received on or
before September 23, 2013. Plaintiff is advised that her failure to comply with this order may
result in the dismissal of her action. If Plaintiff files with the clerk of court a request for an
extension of this deadline before September 23, 2013, the Court may extend the deadline if the Court
finds that there is a good reason to do so. Ms. Haupt is directed to provide Plaintiff with a copy of
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the unopposed motion (Doc. 18) for extension of time to
file a response to the pending motion to dismiss is GRANTED. Plaintiff will have 30 days from the
date that the Court receives notification that either new counsel has entered an appearance on
Plaintiff’s behalf or that Plaintiff will proceed pro se to respond to the currently pending motion
(Doc. 15) to dismiss.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 21st day of August, 2013.
/s/P. K. Holmes, III
P.K. HOLMES, III
CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
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