Oklahoma City, OK asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Employment Law for Oklahoma

Q: I have been notified that my unemployment insurance award is being appealed by my former employer.

They have hired 3rd party people to represent them at the hearing. I assume they are lawyers. Do I need a lawyer to represent me at this hearing? Also, I live in Alabama but my UI claim is going through the OK Employment Security Commission.

1 Lawyer Answer

A: If they have attorneys, you will want your own. It would be like showing up to a race and they bring in a supped up sports car and you just bring your van. Maybe you win, but you are already at a disadvantage.

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