Ohlendorf v. American Brokers Conduit et al
ORDER signed by Judge Lawrence K. Karlton on 3/13/12: Plaintiff's counsel of record SHALL file a notice of withdrawal in accordance with Local Rule 182(d). (Kaminski, H)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
10 CRAIG OHLENDORF,
NO. CIV. S-11-293 LKK/EFB
AMERICAN BROKERS CONDUIT,
14 et al.,
O R D E R
On March 12, 2012, Plaintiff Craig E. Ohlendorf filed a
18 request with the court to “approve the substitution of himself in
19 pro per as attorney of record in place and stead of Holly S.
Pl’s Req., ECF No. 50.
Plaintiff provides his personal
21 address in the request, and the request is signed by Plaintiff
22 Craig E. Ohlendorf, as well as attorneys of record for Plaintiff,
23 Holly S. Burgess and Agnieszka R. Bielecka.
Id. at 2.
However, pursuant to Local Rule 182(d):
[A]n attorney who has appeared may not withdraw
leaving the client in propia persona without leave
of court upon noticed motion and notice to the
client and all other parties who have appeared.
The attorney shall provide an affidavit stating the
current or last known address or addresses of the
client and the efforts made to notify the client of
the motion to withdraw. Withdrawal as attorney is
governed by the Rules of Professional Conduct of
the State Bar of California, and the attorney shall
conform to the requirements of those Rules. The
authority and duty of the attorney of record shall
continue until relieved by order of the Court
issued hereunder. Leave to withdraw may be granted
subject to such appropriate conditions as the Court
8 L.R. 182(d).
Accordingly, Plaintiff’s counsel of record SHALL file a notice
10 of withdrawal in accordance with Local Rule 182(d).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
March 13, 2012.
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