RMCLR 3.1.1 WITHDRAWAL OF ATTORNEY Pursuant to CrRLJ 3.1(e), no attorney may withdraw except upon consent of the court for good cause shown when a case has been set for trial. The motion shall be made in open court with notice to interested parties. Except in cases where withdrawal is mandated by the Rules of Professional Conduct, the court should not permit withdrawal unless there is simultaneous substitution of a lawyer who is prepared to proceed on the scheduled trial date. A substitution of counsel not mandated by the Rules of Professional Conduct which is accompanied by a motion to continue the trial date should only be granted upon actual payment of terms and/or costs. [Adopted Effective September 1,2001]
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