Duncan v. Snohomish County et al
MINUTE ORDER re Lucas McWethy's 6 Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel ; Plaintiff and Mr. McWethy are hereby ADVISED that, unless Mr. McWethy is admitted to practice before this Court and files a notice of appearance in this action, or another attorney eligible to appear files a notice of appearance on plaintiffs behalf, within thirty (30) days of the date of this Minute Order the Court will consider plaintiff to be proceeding pro se. Authorized by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (SWT) (cc: Plaintiff and Mr. McWethy via USPS)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
SHANE S. DUNCAN,
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, et al.,
The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable
13 Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge:
By email on July 17, 2017, Lucas D. McWethy of the Law Firm of Lucas
D. McWethy, LLC, was advised that before he may act as counsel of record for plaintiff
in this action, he must petition for admission to practice before this Court. To date, no
such petition has been received from Mr. McWethy and, as a result, this matter has not
proceeded forward.1 Plaintiff and Mr. McWethy are hereby ADVISED that, unless Mr.
McWethy is admitted to practice before this Court and files a notice of appearance in this
action, or another attorney eligible to appear files a notice of appearance on plaintiff’s
behalf, within thirty (30) days of the date of this Minute Order the Court will consider
plaintiff to be proceeding pro se.
Plaintiff is reminded that, if he proceeds pro se, he will have an obligation
19 to keep the Court apprised of his contact information and to provide the Court with any
On July 31, 2017, Mr. McWethy filed a Notice of Intent to Withdraw as Counsel,
docket no. 6. Because Mr. McWethy is not admitted to practice before this Court, however, he is
not eligible to appear at this time and therefore has no appearance to withdraw. See Local Civil
22 Rule 83.2.
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1 changes of address. Plaintiff is also advised that, if he proceeds pro se, he will be
expected to comply with the rules and orders of this Court and he will be held to the same
2 standards as lawyers authorized to practice before this Court.
The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Minute Order to all counsel of
record, to Lucas D. McWethy, Law Firm of Lucas D. McWethy, LLC, 16825 48th
4 Avenue West, Suite 244, Lynnwood, WA 98037, and to plaintiff Shane Duncan, 25592
Breezewood St., Dana Point, CA 92629.
Dated this 14th day of August, 2017.
William M. McCool
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