MOTION TO SUBSTITUTE COUNSEL; ORDER
KENDALL J. NEWMAN, Magistrate Judge.
Petitioner FREDERICK TANNER, hereby moves this Court for an order substituting TONY FARYAR FARMANI, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 8727, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067, telephone number: (310) 926-1150, as counsel for the Petitioner in the above-entitled case.
This Court appointed the Federal Defender to represent Mr. Tanner on July 7, 2017. Docket entry no. 37. The Federal Defender's Office is unable to represent Mr. Tanner at this time. Mr. Farmani has agreed to represent Mr. Tanner.
Mr. Tanner is aware of the procedural posture of this case and has authorized the undersigned to sign this substitution motion on his behalf.
Pursuant to this Motion for Substitution of Counsel and for the reasons stated therein, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that TONY FARYAR FARMANI, Attorney at Law, shall be substituted in as appointed counsel for Petitioner in place of the Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of California.