Helm v. Freedom Mortgage Corporation et al
ORDER Terminating Appearance of Attorney David G. Lutz and Concerning Next Steps in Litigation. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (HMon)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
RODNEY HELM and
Case No. 15-cv-12394
Hon. Matthew F. Leitman
FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION and
ORDER TERMINATING APPEARANCE OF ATTORNEY DAVID G.
LUTZ AND CONCERNING NEXT STEPS IN LITIGATION
Plaintiffs Rodney and Lindy Helm (“Plaintiffs”) are represented by David G.
Lutz (“Lutz”) in this action. By written order dated June 21, 2017, Chief Judge
Denise Page Hood suspended Lutz from the practice of law before this Court for a
period of 18 months. See In Re David Lutz, Case No. 17-mc-50860 (E.D. Mich.), at
ECF #1. Given Lutz’s suspension, it is no longer appropriate for him to remain as
counsel for Plaintiffs in this action. On September 27, 2017, the Court held a status
conference that was attended by Lindy Helm, David Lutz, and counsel for the
As discussed on the record at the conference, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED
(1) The appearance of David G. Lutz in this action is terminated.
(2) By not later than November 9, 2017, Plaintiffs Rodney and Lindy
Helm shall either (a) have new counsel file an appearance on their
behalf or (b) inform the Court that they will represent themselves. If
Plaintiffs choose to represent themselves, they shall inform the
Clerk of the Court by letter to 231 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI
(3) Plaintiffs are advised that failure to comply with paragraph (2)
above may result in dismissal of this action.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/Matthew F. Leitman
MATTHEW F. LEITMAN
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Dated: October 10, 2017
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon the
parties and/or counsel of record on October 10, 2017, by electronic means and/or
s/Holly A. Monda
Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.
Why Is My Information Online?