No if the attorney is appealing claiming that your lawyer was ineffective , then it should be someone other than the ineffective lawyer raising that issue.
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I've never seen an attorney make a motion arguing that they were ineffective. That is a gutsy thing to do. Is this a criminal case or a civil case?
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Wow. That attorney is putting herself in real jeopardy--in order to protect you--that's hardcore lawyering
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All appellate attorneys know that you NEVER make the argument against yourself. That is career suicide -- she's setting up a malpractice case for herself, and it certainly doesn't bode well for you. She messed up then but she's okay now? An appeals court won't buy it. A new attorney, an appellate specialist, should be taking over the case at the appellate level and making that argument. Period.
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