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Just to be clear, the attorney was court appointed?
Thank you. At this time, you are going to have to address these issues once again and ask for the attorney to withdraw and new counsel to be appointed. If there is a conflict, the attorney can present and represent this to the Judge and explain the situation. Your attorney needs to act in your best interest and if they are not doing so, you need and want to address this with the Judge, explaining and showing how they are breaching the duty of care that they owe you. Seeing how there were previous conflicts already and the PD could no longer assist and the panel had to help, you are going to need to show there is a problem with the attorney, so it does not look as though you are being problematic.
You can file a motion ahead of time and then set it to be heard. You can address your concerns with the Judge and a copy needs to be sent to counsel and the State, so they can respond, if needed.
You would ask the Judge to substitute legal counsel. In the body of the motion you need to explain the conflict of interest and how you feel the attorney is not acting in your best interest and zealously representing you and as a result, new counsel needs to be appointed.
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