this morning? Did you know you were coming to Federal Court?
MR. LUTZ: I did.
THE COURT: Where's your coat and tie?
MR. LUTZ: I apologize, I did not wear one.
THE COURT: Are you an attorney barred in the State of
MR. LUTZ: I am not, no, I'm a corporate
THE COURT: And who is your counsel?
MR. LUTZ: I'm sorry?
THE COURT: Who is your lawyer?
MR. LUTZ: Our counsel is on the phone here.
THE COURT: Where is your other lawyer; he hasn't been
permitted to withdraw?
MR. LUTZ: He wasn't able to appear today.
THE COURT: Mr. Torres, are you in the case or out of
MR. TORRES: No, I'm still in the case, Your Honor. I
presented a motion for telephonic appearance due to an
emergency hearing conflict in Orange County and I was allowed
to appear by phone and by order that was sent to me yesterday.
THE COURT: Well, I'm a little confused. There was a
lawyer who moved to withdraw, and there was another lawyer who
moved to appear, then he moved to withdraw, so who is on first,