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My lawyer left his firm to start his own firm. Is the retainer I signed still valid if he has started his own firm?

1 Answers. Asked on Oct 09th, 2017 on Personal Injury - Texas
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He started his own firm but never let me know. My file is over a year old. I'm ready to just take the offer when his secretary asked me to sign a new retainer
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Answered on Oct 10th, 2017 at 7:28 AM

If the contract named the law firm only, and not the lawyer personally, then the contract is still good.  But it is only good for the named law firm.  In other words, the attorney cannot make you move with him unless you sign a new contract with him.

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