Tuesday, June 15, 2004

Pro se litigant's pleading, sent to court by lawyer not representing her, was not improperly signed

In Walker v. American Assn. of Professional Eye Care Specialists, P.C., the Virginia Supreme Court in an opinion by Justice Lemons held that the delivery by a lawyer of a pro se litigant's pleading did not make the lawyer counsel of record, and the paper was not improperly signed under Rule 1:4.

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