Attorney's Work Product

Definition - What does Attorney's Work Product mean?

An attorney's work product is a collection of notes, charts, and other materials or documents that a lawyer uses in the preparation of a case. These materials cannot be required to be presented to the court or to the opposing counsel. The lawyer uses them to help organize the case.

Justipedia explains Attorney's Work Product

An attorney's work product is mainly just the sum total of the notes and other materials collected in preparation for the trial. They are exempt from being revealed. The purpose of the exemption of these materials is primarily to protect the attorney-client relationship and to prevent the lawyer from revealing their strategy to the opposition. Attorney work product materials include written opinions, legal research, correspondences, reports, etc., that relate to the theories, strategies, opinions, impressions, or conclusions of those involved in the case

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