Teens of Tomorrow v. City of Bellevue, Nebraska et al
ORDER granting 112 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Richard L. Boucher and Boucher Law Firm are deemed withdrawn as counsel for plaintiff. Plaintiff shall advise the Court before August 30, 2013, whether it has procured substitute counsel and substitute counsel shall enter an appearance and participate in the planning conference scheduled for that date. Ordered by Senior Judge Lyle E. Strom. (JAB)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
TEENS OF TOMORROW,
CITY OF BELLEVUE, NEBRASKA;
CITY OF LINCOLN, NEBRASKA;
CITY OF OMAHA, NEBRASKA;
CITY OF PAPILLION, NEBRASKA; )
CITY OF LA VISTA, NEBRASKA and)
CITY OF COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA,
This matter is before the Court on the motion of
Richard L. Boucher and Boucher Law Firm to withdraw as counsel
for plaintiff (Filing No. 112).
The Court notes no substitute
counsel has yet appeared for plaintiff.
Parties who are not natural persons may not appear pro
Rowland v. California Men’s Colony, 506 U.S. 194, 203
Moreover, courts “have uniformly held that 28 U.S.C.
§ 1654, providing that ‘parties may plead and conduct their own
cases personally or by counsel,’ does not allow corporations,
partnerships, or associations to appear in federal court
otherwise than through a licensed attorney.”
Id. at 202.
Therefore, plaintiff will be given time to advise the Court it
has procured other counsel.
IT IS ORDERED:
1) The motion to withdraw as counsel for plaintiff is
Richard L. Boucher and Boucher Law Firm are deemed
withdrawn as counsel for plaintiff.
2) Plaintiff shall advise the Court before August 30,
2013, whether it has procured substitute counsel and substitute
counsel shall enter an appearance and participate in the planning
conference scheduled for that date.
DATED this 21st day of August, 2013.
BY THE COURT:
/s/ Lyle E. Strom
LYLE E. STROM, Senior Judge
United States District Court
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