Penso Trust Company Custodian v. Del Fierro et al

Filing 36

MINUTE ORDER striking as improper attorney Charles M. Greenberg's 35 NOTICE/Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Authorized by Judge Ricardo S Martinez.(SWT)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 ) ) CASE NO. C16-1926RSM PENSO TRUST COMPANY ) CUSTODIAN FBO JEFFREY D. HERMANN, IRA ACCOUNT NUMBER ) ) MINUTE ORDER STRIKING MOTION 20005343, ) TO WITHDRAW AS COUNSEL ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) LORINA DELFIERO, et al., ) ) Defendants. The following MINUTE ORDER is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable 17 Ricardo S. Martinez, Chief United States District Judge: 18 19 On May 25, 2017, attorney Charles M. Greenberg of Triad Law Group filed a Notice of 20 Motion to Withdraw as Counsel, seeking to withdraw due to disciplinary issues that require 21 him to suspend his practice of law for two months. Dkt. #35. The motion was improperly 22 noted for the same day as it was filed. This does not comport with Local Civil Rule 7(d), 23 which requires that counsel note such motions for consideration no earlier than the third Friday 24 25 after filing. LCR 7(d)(3). More importantly, the motion fails to comport with Local Civil Rule 26 83.2(b). 27 individual which will result in such party proceeding pro se must certify that the individual has 28 That Rule requires that any attorney desiring to withdraw representation of an been advised of the withdrawal, and must include the party’s address and telephone number. MINUTE ORDER PAGE - 1 1 LCR 83.2(b)(1). Mr. Greenberg fails to include the required contact information, which leaves 2 the Court and opposing counsel with no ability to contact his client or provide her with any 3 Court filings or Orders. 4 Accordingly, Mr. Greenberg’s Motion to Withdraw as Counsel (Dkt. #35) is 5 STRICKEN AS IMPROPER. Unless or until Mr. Greenberg files a proper motion to withdraw 6 7 8 9 as counsel, comporting with the Court’s Local Civil Rule 83.2, his authority and duties as counsel of record shall continue in this matter. DATED this 30th day of May, 2017. 10 11 WILLIAM McCOOL, Clerk 12 By: 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 MINUTE ORDER PAGE - 2 /s/ Rhonda Stiles Deputy Clerk

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