Attorney trading cards?

October 23, 2012

  • 45 Attorney and Client
  • 45II Retainer and Authority
  • 45k64 k. What Constitutes a Retainer.

45 Attorney and ClientUnder Alabama law, a lawyer, absent consent of client, has no right to assign representation of client to another member of bar; attorneys are not fungible goods that may be traded one for another like pre-adolescent boys trading baseball cards of their sports heroes.
In re Cheriogotis, 188 B.R. 996 (Bankr. M.D. Ala. 1994)