Re: Newly licensed atty has criminal law query
Posted by Brenda on 12/09/10
I have a question: If an attorney has paid me the settlement
that I am entitled to and he knew that there was a
subrogation against the settlement amount; can the insurance
company sue him or will I be the only one responsible?
On 12/07/10, McLeod wrote:
> I am a newly licensed attorney and have been purely doing
> oil and gas work for the past 6 months. My best friend just
> got in a fight outside a bar, and was beaten up pretty
> badly, but got a few punches in and hurt one of the
> attackers. He has two witnesses that say they attacked him
> first and that he acted only in self defense. I have never
> been to court except for ex parte divorce hearings, and
> would like to attend his court date with him and to help
> him to the best of my ability. Can someone point me in the
> direction of a book or website that can tell me how best to
> represent him? Do I need to file a motion of some sort?
> what should I bring with me to court? Im a bit at a loss
> and not sure where to look for guidance.
> Thank you for any help anyone can offer.