Searching over 5,500,000 cases.


searching
Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Download the entire decision to receive the complete text, official citation,
docket number, dissents and concurrences, and footnotes for this case.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.

Long v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Co.

United States District Court, D. Nevada

November 15, 2017

LOUIS LONG, Plaintiff,
v.
HARTFORD LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE COMPANY, as Claims Administrator for the Group Long Term Disability Plan for TARGET CORP.; DOES 1 through V; and ROE CORPORATIONS I through V, inclusive, Defendants.

          NICOLE M. TRUE LEWIS ROCA ROTHGERBER CHRISTIE LLP ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANT HARTFORD LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE COMPANY

          NICOLE M. TRUE'S MOTION TO WITHDRAW AS COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT HARTFORD LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE COMPANY

         Pursuant to District of Nevada Local Rule LR IA 11-6(b) and Rule 1.16 of the Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct, I, Nicole M. True, hereby requests entry of an order: (1) granting leave for me to withdraw from representing Defendant Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company (“Hartford”); and (2) directing the Clerk of the Court to remove me from the CM/ECF service list for this case.

         STATEMENT OFFACTS

         This ERISA action was filed on May 8, 2017. (ECF No. 1, Compl.) Hartford answered the Complaint on June 8, 2017 (ECF No. 7, Answer). On September 19, 2017, Kristina N. Holmstrom informed Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP of her resignation from further employment with the firm.

         LEGAL STANDARDS

         District of Nevada Local Rule LR IA 11-6 governs attorney appearances, substitutions, and withdrawals. It states the following:

         LR IA 11-6. APPEARANCES, SUBSTITUTIONS, AND WITHDRAWALS

         (a) A party who has appeared by attorney cannot while so represented appear or act in the case. This means that once an attorney makes an appearance on behalf of a party, that party may not personally file a document with the court; all filings must thereafter be made by the attorney. An attorney who has appeared for a party must be recognized by the court and all the parties as having control of the client's case, however, the court may hear a party in open court even though the party is represented by an attorney.

         (b) No attorney may withdraw after appearing in a case except by leave of the court after notice has been served on the affected client and opposing counsel.

         (c) A stipulation to substitute attorneys must be signed by the attorneys and the represented client and be approved by the court. Except where accompanied by a request for relief under subsection (e) of this rule, the attorney's signature on a stipulation to substitute the attorney into a case constitutes an express acceptance of all dates then set for pretrial proceedings, trial, or hearings, by the discovery plan or any court order.

         (d) Discharge, withdrawal, or substitution of an attorney will not alone be reason for delay of pretrial proceedings, discovery, the trial, or any hearing in the case.

         (e) Except for good cause shown, no withdrawal or substitution will be approved if it will result in delay of discovery, the trial, or any hearing in the case. Where delay would result, the papers seeking leave of the court for the withdrawal or substitution must request specific relief from the scheduled discovery, trial, or hearing. If a trial setting has been made, an additional copy of the moving papers must be provided to the clerk for immediate delivery to the assigned district judge, bankruptcy judge, or magistrate judge.

         In addition, Rule 1.16 of the Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct governs the termination of ...


Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Download the entire decision to receive the complete text, official citation,
docket number, dissents and concurrences, and footnotes for this case.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.