IN LIGHT OF THE RECENT CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, DEPARTMENT 26 WILL ALLOW APPEARANCES BY COURT CALL FOR ALL HEARINGS OTHER THAN EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS AND TRIAL. Thus, the court will allow telephonic appearance by Court Call for the instant motion.

Plaintiff Roberto Gomez’s counsel, T. Sean Butler (“Counsel”), moves to be relieved as counsel of record for Plaintiff Roberto Gomez (“Client”). Counsel filed the instant motion to be relieved as counsel on February 10, 2020.

Counsel has filed forms MC-051 and MC-052 and has lodged with the Court a copy of the proposed order on form MC-053 pursuant to CRC Rule 3.1362.

Counsel served Client by mail. Counsel has also served this motion on all other parties in the case.

Counsel states that was unable to obtain the consent of the client, that they are unable to meaningfully communicate, and there has been a breakdown in the attorney client relationship

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