Bill Cosby’s defense lawyer requests to quit

FILE – In this June 16, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby's lawyer Brian McMonagle arrives for Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. McMonagle, the lead defense lawyer in Cosby's sex assault trial that ended with a deadlocked jury on June 17, 2017, wants off the case before a retrial, according to documents the Philadelphia attorney filed Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, seeking to withdraw as Cosby's counsel. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

(CNN) – Bill Cosby is looking for a new lead defense lawyer. Brian McMonagle has quit the team as Cosby prepares for his second sexual assault trial.

Cosby’s first sexual assault trial ended in a hung jury and mistrial on June 17th in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

Cosby publicist Andrew Wyatt says he’s vetting lawyers for McMonagle’s replacement.

Cosby’s second trial is scheduled to start November 6.