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Available tests for Legal Malpractice — $36/each
Catch up on this year's legal malpractice developments.
Earn MCLE credit reviewing the applicability of the “continuous representation” rule.
The court's opinion correctly points out that neither the subjective belief of the client nor the formal act of withdrawing are alone sufficient to conclude when the relationship ended.
Since 1979, a select group of hand-picked individuals from the State Bar's Special Master's List have been responsible for carrying out search and seizures of evidence in possession of or under the control of attorneys, physicians, psychotherapists and clergy members.
Although there were no earth-shattering appellate opinions in cases against attorneys in 2016, attorney-defendants did achieve a number of victories.
California's statute of limitations for legal malpractice claims is complex, but you can take steps to protect yourself.