Even though you fired your attorney over email, that did not necessarily release her by law. For example, if you were in litigation your attorney would still be your attorney until a signed substitution of attorney form was filed with the court. Therefore more facts are needed in order to advise you accordingly
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I agree with my colleague that we need additional details in order to provide you with guidance on this issue.
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I also agree. If you are in litigation, the lawyer may be required to do certain things to protect your rights. You should ask your lawyer for a clear bill and see what you were being charged for. Also, make sure you sign all the proper paperwork to relieve your lawyer. Simply telling them they are fired will not mean that you may not owe more money. Try an informal conversation before mediation. If those do not work, you can consider fee arbitration through a county bar or the state bar
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