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You've hired an attorney and unless there are serious red flags going up, there's no reason to look for others to second guess him. I can tell you that it is quite common for the prosecutor to ask for a mitigation letter from defense counsel, especially where the prosecutor might need to obtain supervisor approval in order to agree to the deal. I suspect your attorney is seeking either an agreed rescision of the SSS or perhaps a reducer on the DUI. No red flags here. Good luck.
Consult with your attorney.
They have seen the discovery, talked with the state and have been in front of the judge...
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You have to rely on the expertise of your attorney and his/her familarity with that jurisdiction. If your attorney is requesting to do this, I have a hard time believing that there is no value to this. Often times, when legal and factual issues do not bring about plea bargains, mitigating factors can make all the difference. I expect that your attorney is doing the right thing here.