Many attorneys represent both plaintiffs and defendants. Attorneys who represent defendants only are usually employed or retained by insurance companies and will promptly advise a potential client that they represent defendants only if that is, in fact, the case or if they have a conflict of interest.
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Many attorneys represent both plaintiffs and defendants in their respective claims. Some attorneys do limit their practice to Plaintiffs only or Defense only, and this claim is normally asserted on the attorney's website.
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I could be wrong on this one, but I suspect this is "Huntington Beach"
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If the answer provided is helpful to you, does it really mattter who the attorney usually represents.
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I think you'll find that you can determine whether an attorney represents plaintiffs or not by looking at their AVVO profile
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