File, File, Who’s Got the File? Client Rights to Return of Property, Vol. 51, No. 2 RES GESTAE 29 (September 2007)

Clients often complain to the Disciplinary Commission that their lawyer won’t give them their file. What is a client entitled to and when? WHAT IS “THE FILE?” Lawyers possess many different kinds of property in connection with legal representations. I can think of at least five categories of materials: Property the client provides in connection [...]