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32-Lawyers Acting in Other Roles (Miscellaneous)

A lawyer has been asked to sign an affidavit as an expert witness on behalf of defendants, although the lawyer had earlier acted as an expert witness for plaintiffs in the same case (on a separate issue). The Bar declines to state whether acting as an expert witness creates an attorney-client relationship.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn