The bench also dismissed Federations appeal for substitution of counsel
in the case.
The Supreme Court has adopted a number of amendments to the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure as part of its regular rules cycle review, including one dealing with substitution of counsel in a case in which an indigent defendant is the appellee, and another allowing a litigant to request that a district court of appeal issue an opinion in a case where that court has issued a decision without opinion.
2d DCA 1999), which noted "neither the applicable statutes nor the rules of procedure are well written to address the issue of substitution of counsel in a case in which an indigent defendant is the appellee.
060(i) permits the court to condition the substitution of counsel
, and presumably the notice of appearance of new counsel after withdrawal, on the payment of or posting of security for the substituted attorney's fee and expenses.
On April 4, 2000, the Circuit Court of Harrison County entered an order granting LS Capital's Motion for Substitution of Counsel
appointing Earl L.
420(e): sua sponte status order,(6) sua sponte order setting a case management conference,(7) order allowing the substitution of counsel
,(8) motion for substitution of counsel
,(9) and motion for mediation conference that was not set for hearing.