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Deposition subpoena compelling lawyer as a witness - Utah Lawyer Liability
Generally, a party’s lawyer is not called as a witness in a lawsuit. However, where a law firm is involved in communications or otherwise with an opposing party prior to the lawsuit, then a lawyer might be served with a deposition subpoena compelling their testimony regarding their involvement with the opposing party. Even still, questions regarding attorney-client privilege and attorney work product may arise during the deposition, oftentimes resulting in a motion to modify the deposition subpoena beforehand. Law Firm Communicated …