IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EAST ST. LOUIS
July 18, 2008
JAMIE MONKE, PLAINTIFF,
GENERAL MEDICINE, P.C., A CORPORATION, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, Chief Judge
This matter comes before the Court on Defendant's motion to dismiss. (Doc. 90.) On June 13, 2008, the Court entered an order granting Plaintiff's attorney, Thomas Q. Keefe, Jr.'s, motion to withdraw. (Doc. 85.) Attached to Mr. Keefe's motion were several letters Mr. Keefe sent to Plaintiff advising her that she needed to retain new counsel. In addition, attached to Defendant's motion to dismiss is another letter from Mr. Keefe dated June 20, 2008 urging Plaintiff to retain new counsel within 21 days of the date of the order granting Mr. Keefe's withdrawal in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 83.1. As of this date, no new counsel has entered an appearance on Plaintiff's behalf.
Therefore, the Court DIRECTS Plaintiff to respond to this motion no later than August 14, 2008. Plaintiff is warned that if she does not respond by said date that the Court will dismiss this case with prejudice.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
David R. Herndon Chief Judge United States District Court
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