Motion No: M-4062
An order of this Court having been entered on May 4, 2017 (M-1764), granting defendant-appellant leave to prosecute, as a poor person, the appeal taken from the judgment of the Supreme Court, New York County, rendered on or about February 11, 2016, and assigning Robert S. Dean, Esq., Center for Appellate Litigation, as counsel to prosecute the appeal, And defendant-appellant, both pro se and through retained counsel, having moved to relieve assigned counsel and to substitute retained counsel to prosecute the appeal, Now, upon reading and filing the papers with respect to the motion, and due deliberation having been had thereon, It is ordered that the motion is granted to the extent of relieving Robert S. Dean, Esq., as assigned counsel on the appeal. The appellate brief filed by assigned counsel, on or about June 21, 2018, is deemed withdrawn. The time to perfect the appeal is enlarged to the January 2019 Term. The motion, to the extent it seeks to substitute retained counsel on the appeal, is denied as unnecessary.
ENTERED: September 13, 2018
Present - Hon. David Friedman,Justice Presiding, Barbara R. Kapnick Marcy L. Kahn Ellen Gesmer Cynthia S. Kern,Justices
Ind. No. 4977/12