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THE HEARING EXAMINER OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM
WHATCOM COUNTY, WASHINGTON

Rules of Practice and Procedure


Section 2: Rules of General Application
Chapter 09: Notice of Appearance

When an attorney represents a party or participant, the attorney shall file a Notice of Appearance with the Hearing Examiner and send a copy of that notice to the other parties. Where the appellant's/applicant’s attorney filed the appeal or application, and indicated his/her representative capacity, a separate Notice of Appearance is not required. Failure to file and serve a Notice of Appearance required by this section at least two (2) business days prior to a hearing shall be grounds for a continuance at the request of the other party. The notice of appearance shall serve to designate the attorney as the party representative. See also HER 2.08.

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