Roanoke, TX asked in Employment Law for Texas

Q: I filed an employment discrimination complaint against a Federal agency, should I retain an attorney for disposition?

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Anton Pal Montano
Anton Pal Montano
  • Bellaire, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Thanks for your question. Is your complaint still being reviewed internally by the federal agency's EEO office? Or, are you saying that you actually filed a civil complaint in court? Assuming your complaint is still being administratively reviewed, it is of course not a requirement to have an attorney during this process. However, you might benefit by having your own legal counsel to give you advice about your claims and for you to review the facts of your case or any potential statements you might give the federal agency about your potential claims. Your statements to the agency could be crucial in the success of your complaint. Best wishes to you.

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