Denver, CO asked in Business Law, Collections and Personal Injury for Colorado

Q: Can a lawyer call you on your personal phone and at work to collect a personal debt owed to his friend?

He is a personal injury attorney who is contacting me about a friend I supposedly owe money to. He even sent me a text asking for my address. I doubt he has a fee agreement with the other party but it feels like harassment at this point. I'm not trying to sue him but can I make a complaint to the bar association or at least say something to stop the "implied" intimidation tactic? If I was sent a letter stating he represented the party I could understand but texts and calls to me at work seem Unethical.

1 Lawyer Answer
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Yes.

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