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Rule 8. Leading Counsel Defined


The attorney first employed shall be considered leading counsel in the case, and, if present, shall have control in the management of the cause unless a change is made by the party himself, to be entered of record.

Source: Texas Rule 45 (for District and County Courts), unchanged.

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept.1, 1941.


July 15, 1987, eff. Jan. 1, 1988