IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 6, 2010
VALETTA MCMURRAY, PLAINTIFF,
COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO, SHERIFF JOHN MCGINESS; DEPUTY SHERIFFS JAVIER BUSTAMANTE, V. CANDIDO, L. CULP; AND DOES 1 THOUGH 100, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. United States District Judge
ORDER ON COUNSELS' MOTION TO WITHDRAW
Plaintiff's attorneys John L. Burris and Steven R. Yourke of the Law Offices of John L. Burris, filed a motion to withdraw as counsel for Plaintiff on April 9, 2010. (Docket No. 25.) The attorneys have provided Plaintiff's last known address in their withdrawal motion. (Yourke Decl. ¶ 3.) Mr. Yourke avers in his declaration supporting the motion that on March 1, 2010, after reviewing relevant documents produced by defendants, he discussed the case with Plaintiff, and "explained to her what [he] saw as the relative merits of the case some potential difficulties." (Id. ¶ 2.) Mr. Yourke avers there is "a serious disagreement about how to proceed with this case." (Id.) He further avers he has sent a copy of the motion to withdraw to Plaintiff's current address. (Id. ¶ 3.) Plaintiff's counsels' motion to withdraw as attorney of record is GRANTED. Valetta Murphy now represents herself in this case. The Clerk of Court shall delete the Law Office of John L. Burris from the service list; add Valetta Murphy to the service list (her address is 1160 Evelyn Lane, No. 16, Sacramento, California 95864); designate this case as a pro se case,; and serve this Order on Valetta Murphy. This case is referred to the magistrate judge under Local Rule 302(c)(21). The hearing scheduled for June 28, 2010 before the undersigned judge is vacated.
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