Q. Must I disclose to my client that another attorney will be doing some legal research & writing in the case?

The short answer is yes.  A sample disclosure agreement can be found here

However, many attorneys already include language in their representation agreements that indicates that outside counsel may be consulted, in which case a separate disclosure agreement may be unnecessary.  

In either case, few clients will object when they are told that a well-qualified, experienced, and cost-effective legal research & writing attorney will be providing the thorough, cite-checked backup they will need to support their arguments before the court.


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