Legal Question in Personal Injury in Florida

In Florida, does a Pro se litigant have standing to assert work-product doctrine on behalf of a former attorney who is absent from the litigation?

Asked on 9/30/19, 8:51 am

3 Answers from Attorneys

Barry Stein De Cardenas, Freixas, Stein & Zachary

the word product privilege does not cease because of withdrawal from a case. that said, it is a sophisticated argument not likely to be handled appropriately by a non attorney.

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Answered on 9/30/19, 8:58 am

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Answered on 9/30/19, 9:08 am
Alan Wagner Wagner, McLaughlin & Whittemore P.A.

Not sure what a Toronto lawyer will offer by way of knowing what Florida law is . . . . . .

In any event, the work product privilege may still be asserted even after a lawyer withdraws. Whether it applies or not, of course, is a different question.

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Answered on 9/30/19, 12:41 pm

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