Q: what do I do when my attorney says he wants to withdraw as counsel
A: A District of Columbia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general rule, attorneys do withdraw from representation, and clients do discharge attorneys. There are settings where court approval can sometimes be required. If you seek new counsel, make it clear to them so that both attorneys could review the file inventory, services performed to date, expenses incurred, whether they would discuss an agreement as to fees, etc. Good luck
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