Attorney Letter of Representation

July 21, 2020

VIA FACSIMILE: 703-738-2188


P.O. Box 9505

Fredericksburg, VA 22403

ATTN: Gabriella Smith


Your Insured:

Claim No.:

Date of Accident:

Our Client (Susan Client)

Janice Badriver


July 4, 2020

Dear Gabriella:

This firm represents Susan Client in connection with injuries sustained in an accident which occurred on July 4, 2020. Please forward to our office any photos you have taken of my client’s vehicle and/or any recorded statements from my client. Our client has suffered a head trauma, and a broken leg from the crash. She was released from Mercy Hospital in Baltimore this morning and is now recovering at home.

Please let us know what your client’s insurance policy limits are with GEICO as pursuant to Md. Ann. Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings Code Ann. § 10-1102. 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions regarding this matter.  If you would like a treatment update, feel free to email my paralegal Kelli Bowie at

Very truly yours,

Ronald V. Miller, Jr.


What is the purpose of an attorney letter of representation?

The primary purpose is to let the defendant and her lawsuit know that you represent the victim and that all communications should be through you. But you may also use that moment to begin defining the severity of the case for the insurance company so they can set reserves as to the potential value of the case. There is also wisdom in making a request of the insured’s policy limits so you know what your upside in the case might be.

How do you write a letter to hire a lawyer?

In 2020, you do not want to see representation in a personal injury case by writing a letter. Research the best car accident lawyer you can find and call that person and find out if they have an interest in handling your case.

What is an attorney retainer letter?

A retainer letter or attorney engagement letter is different from an attorney letter of representation. A retainer letter is a letter from a lawyer to a new client which confirms the attorney’s representation and formally documents the terms of the attorney-client arrangement and legal services. The letter of representation is a letter from the lawyer notifying a third party of the attorney’s representation.

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