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(A) Entry of
Appearance. An attorney representing a
party in an action shall file an entry of appearance with the Clerk of
Courts. The entry of appearance shall
set forth the party being represented, the attorney’s address, telephone
number, Supreme Court Registration Number, and e-mail address. The entry of appearance shall be served on
all self-represented parties and counsel of record.
Withdrawal. Upon entering an appearance
as counsel for any party, an attorney shall not be relieved of responsibility
attorney timely files a motion stating his/her the grounds for withdrawal
withdrawing from the case;
motion complies with Rule 1.16 of the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct;
attorney certifies that the client has been notified of the request for
court grants the motion.
The court may
deny an attorney’s request to withdraw for failure to comply with this rule or
if a trial or final hearing date has been scheduled prior to the motion being
(C) Limited Appearance
by Attorney. By agreement with the client, an attorney’s new or existing
representation may be limited consistent with Prof.Cond.R. 1.2(c) and Civ.R.
3(B). The attorney must file and serve a “Notice of Limited Appearance” that
clearly describes the scope of the limited appearance and states that the
limitation has been authorized by the client.
attorney has entered a limited appearance, any pleading, order, notice, brief
or other paper that Civ.R. 5 requires to be served must be served on both the
attorney and the attorney’s client.
As provided by
Civ.R. 3(B), an attorney’s limited appearance may be terminated by filing and
service of a “Notice of Completion of Limited Appearance.” By signing the
Notice of Completion of Limited Appearance an attorney certifies under Civ.R.
11 that all of the services for which the attorney was retained have been
completed. If no objection to the Notice of Completion of Limited Appearance is
filed and served within 10 days, the attorney’s withdrawal is complete without
the need for leave of court.