Austin, TX asked in Legal Malpractice for Texas

Q: Our lawyer was discussing our case with the person who.referred legal

I was referred to our attorney by a neighbor. My lawyer has been sharing opinions details and information about our case to this person. That person is someone I recently had to file a police report on for stealing close to $800. When I confronted my attorney and reiterated what was being said she simply said that that person had misconstrued the conversation and that she and I need to meet in person to discuss something like that. I havent heard from her since..I feel she tanked my husband's case because of this. Did she have a right to share information because that person referred me to her? I never gave permission for her to discuss anything with anyone

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Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
  • Legal Malpractice Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: Generally, no, these details should not have been shared.

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