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Attorney Withdraws From Representing Holtzclaw Victim

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Former OKC Police Officers Daniel Holtzclaw was convicted of multiple counts of sex crimes against women while on duty. Former OKC Police Officers Daniel Holtzclaw was convicted of multiple counts of sex crimes against women while on duty.
Jannie Ligons, a 58-year-old grandmother from Oklahoma City told a national audience about what happened to her the night of June 18, 2014. Jannie Ligons, a 58-year-old grandmother from Oklahoma City told a national audience about what happened to her the night of June 18, 2014.
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The attorney for one of the victims of former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, has withdrawn as counsel for the victim citing a lack of communication.

Attorney Mark Hammons requested that he be withdrawn from representing Jannie Ligons on Jan. 8. The judge granted that request on Jan. 11.

12/11/2015 Related Story: Holtzclaw Victim Shares Story In Hopes Of Inspiring Others

The application to withdraw stated that Ligons did not communicate with the firm for them to proceed on her behalf. It also stated that Ligons was being represented by an out-of-state attorney.

As of Jan. 11, that new attorney has yet to file an entry of appearance, showing that he is in fact representing Ligons. The judge has ordered Ligons to appear in court with her new attorney by Feb. 11. 

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