Ewing v. K2 Property Development, LLC et al
ORDER granting 42 Motion to Withdraw. Attorney David Robert Socher terminated. Daniel Klein can represent himself pro se, but a legal entity like K2 Property can't proceed in court without an attorney. K2 Property must obtain a new attorney by 12/28/2017. If K2 Property fails to obtain counsel, it will face default judgment. Signed by Judge Larry Alan Burns on 12/6/2017. (Defendants Daniel Klein and K2 Property Development served via U.S. Mail Service.) (jdt)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
CASE NO. 16cv678-LAB (AGS)
ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO
K2 PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT,
LLC, and DANIEL KLEIN,
Courts have discretion to grant motions to withdraw. Light Salt Investments, LP v.
Fisher, 2013 WL 12121255, at *1 (S.D. Cal. Nov. 15, 2013). David Socher has good reasons
to withdraw: his client hasn't paid him for a year and fired him two months ago. Leatt Corp.
v. Innovative Safety Tech., LLC, 2010 WL 444708, at *2 (S.D. Cal. Feb. 2, 2010). Socher's
motion to withdraw is granted.
Daniel Klein can represent himself pro se, but a legal entity like K2 Property can't
proceed in court without an attorney. D-Beam Ltd. P'ship v. Roller Derby Skates, Inc., 366
F.3d 972, 974 (9th Cir. 2004). K2 Property must obtain a new attorney by December 28,
2017. If K2 Property fails to obtain counsel, it will face default judgment. Employee Painters'
v. Ethan Enterprises, 480 F.3d 993 (9th Cir. 2007).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
DATED: December 6, 2017
HONORABLE LARRY ALAN BURNS
United States District Judge
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