Trader Joe's Company v. Hallatt et al
ORDER granting counsel's 83 Motion to withdraw and allow Defendant to proceed pro se. Attorneys Michael G Atkins (Atkins Intellectual Property PLLC) and Michael P Matesky, II (Matesky Law PLLC) are terminated and Defendant is permitted to proceed pro se. Signed by Judge Barbara J. Rothstein. (PM) cc: Defendant Hallatt via the U.S. Mail
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
TRADER JOE'S COMPANY,
CASE NO. C13-768 BJR
ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO
WITHDRAW AS COUNSEL FOR
MICHAEL NORMAN HALLATT,
On June 19, 2017, counsel for Defendant (Matesky Law PLLC and Atkins Intellectual
Property PLLC) moved for permission to withdraw and allow Defendant to proceed pro se,
pursuant to GR 2(g) and LCR 83.2(b). (Dkt. No. 83.) Initially, the motion was opposed by
Plaintiff. (Dkt. No. 87.)
On July 13, 2017, the parties filed a joint stipulation indicating that, based on
Defendant’s agreement to accept email service and a reaffirmation by all concerned of their
willingness to respect their obligations under the Protective Order, Plaintiff would withdraw its
opposition to motion by Defendant’s counsel to withdraw.
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Therefore, the Court rules that the motion to withdraw is GRANTED and Defendant will
be permitted to proceed pro se.
The clerk is ordered to provide copies of this order to Defendant and to all counsel.
Dated: July _18_, 2017.
Barbara Jacobs Rothstein
U.S. District Court Judge
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