WILLIAM A. MALLINS, ap, v. STATE OF NEW YORK, res — (CLAIM NO. 117850) — Motion by Flower, Medalie & Markowitz for leave to withdraw as counsel for the appellant on an appeal from an order of the Court of Claims, entered June 1, 2012, and to enlarge the appellant's time to perfect the appeal.

Upon the papers filed in support of the motion and no papers having been filed in relation or opposition thereto, it is

ORDERED that the motion is granted, and on or before January 31, 2013, Flower, Medalie & Markowitz is directed to serve its client by one of the methods specified in CPLR 2103(c), with a copy of this decision and order on motion and shall file proof of such service with the Clerk of this Court; and it is further,

ORDERED that no further proceedings shall be taken against the appellant, without leave of the Court, until the expiration of 30 days after service upon him of a copy of this decision and order on motion; and it is further,

ORDERED that the appellant's time to perfect the appeal is enlarged until April 1, 2013, and the record or appendix on the appeal and the appellant's brief must be served and filed on or before that date.

DILLON, J.P., ANGIOLILLO, DICKERSON and HINDS-RADIX, JJ., concur.