Fortin et al v. United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 271
ORDER - Jerome Okolo's motion to withdraw 22 is granted. The Clerk of Court shall discontinue any notice of this case to Mr. Okolo. The plaintiffs are hereby considered proceeding pro se and counsel for the defendant may communicate with the p laintiffs directly regarding this case. The Clerk of Court shall reassign this case to the pro se docket in accordance with General Order No. 2007-13. The Clerk of Court shall send a copy of this order to each of the plaintiffs at their last known a ddresses:Ignacio Figeroa, 1309 Logan, Norfolk, NE 68701; Teresa Fortin, 818 S. 8th Street, Norfolk, NE 68701; Lorenzo Estrella, 1309 Logan. Norfolk, NE 68701. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Thomas D. Thalken. (Copy mailed to pro se parties as directed )(JAE, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA TERESA FORTIN, LORENZO ESTRELLA and IGNACIO FIGEROA, Plaintiffs, vs. UNITED FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS, LOCAL NO. 271, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) )
This matter is before the court on the motion of Jerome Okolo to withdraw as counsel for the plaintiffs (Filing No. 22).1 Mr. Okolo states he is relocating out of state to pursue opportunities outside the practice of law. On June 20, 2008, the court gave the plaintiffs an opportunity to oppose the motion or obtain new counsel until July 21, 2008. See Filing No. 23. Mr. Okolo personally served or mailed his motion to the plaintiffs on June 24, 2008. See Filing No. 24. There being no evidence in the record that counsel served the court's order on the plaintiffs, on August 12, 2008, the court extended the deadline and mailed a copy of the order to each plaintiff at their addresses contained in the record. See Filing No. 25. The plaintiffs have not filed any response to the motion and no substitute counsel has yet entered an appearance. Accordingly,
IT IS ORDERED: 1. Jerome Okolo's motion to withdraw (Filing No. 22) is granted. The Clerk of
Court shall discontinue any notice of this case to Mr. Okolo. 2. The plaintiffs are hereby considered proceeding pro se and counsel for the
defendant may communicate with the plaintiffs directly regarding this case.
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The Clerk of Court shall reassign this case to the pro se docket in accordance
with General Order No. 2007-13. 4. The Clerk of Court shall send a copy of this order to each of the plaintiffs at
their last known addresses: Ignacio Figeroa 1309 Logan Norfolk, NE 68701 Teresa Fortin 818 S. 8th Street Norfolk, NE 68701 Lorenzo Estrella 1309 Logan Norfolk, NE 68701
DATED this 3rd day of September, 2008. BY THE COURT: s/Thomas D. Thalken United States Magistrate Judge
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