IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
August 17, 2006
ROGER W. SPRAGUE, PLAINTIFF
BURTON NEIL, ET AL., DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: (Judge Conner)
AND NOW, this 17th day of August, 2006, upon consideration of the motion (Doc. 24) by Attorney Jonathan F. Altman ("Attorney Altman") to withdraw as counsel for plaintiff, and it appearing that plaintiff has not shown cause why the instant motion should not be granted (see Doc. 25),*fn1 and the court finding that good cause exists because of irreconcilable differences between plaintiff and Attorney Altman, see PA. RULES PROF'L CONDUCT R. 1.16(b)(7); Novinger v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., 809 F.2d 212, 218 (3d Cir. 1987); see also L.R. 83.23.2 (adopting Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct), it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The motion (Doc. 24) for leave to withdraw as counsel for plaintiff is GRANTED. See PA. RULES PROF'L CONDUCT R. 1.16(b)(7); Novinger v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., 809 F.2d 212, 218 (3d Cir. 1987); L.R. 83.23.2.
2. Attorney Jonathan F. Altman is TERMINATED as attorney of record for plaintiff Roger W. Sprague.
3. The Clerk of Court is directed to designate Roger W. Sprague as a pro se plaintiff.
4. The Clerk of Court is directed to send a copy of this order and the docket in this case via regular mail to Roger W. Sprague at 6 Apple Hill Lane, York, Pennsylvania, 17402.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge