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Legal Malpractice Lawyers “Invade” New Orleans at Jazz Fest 2013

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    New Orleans’  Jazz Fest 2013 attracted  The American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys–ABPLA’s  2013 national  meeting from April 25 to 27. ABPLA was organized in 1972 as  the only organization accredited by the American Bar Association to identify and  certify attorneys in the areas of legal and medical malpractice. The coveted Board Certification… Continue Reading

CLE: Outsourcing of Lawyers–Potential Liability and Ethical Problems

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    There has been a recent trend in the legal market for not only outsourcing paralegal work, but also outsourcing lawyers for traditional legal work and task-based assignments, such as contract review, at rates approximately half of what firms would traditionally charge clients. However, this trend of maximizing profits and reducing costs presents potential… Continue Reading

CLE: “In Pah-Ree Dee-Lick-Toe: A Lesson in Latin for Counsel Defending Professional Liability Claims.”

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    Latin for "in equal fault," the in pari delicto defense provides that a plaintiff who has participated in wrongdoing should not be able to recover damages arising from the same wrongful acts. On December 6-7, 2012, learn why the defense is taking center stage for accountants, lawyers, underwriters and other professional service advisors… Continue Reading

ABA National Legal Malpractice Conference in NYC April 18-20

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The Legal Malpractice Law Review and legalmalpractice.com  are pleased to be among the sponsors of  the Spring  2012 American Bar Association  National Legal Malpractice Conference, which will take place at New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel from April 18 to 20.  The ABA National Legal Malpractice  Conference has become the showcase event for this newly recognized substantive… Continue Reading

A Note of Thanks From One Grateful Reader…

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Previously, I sent your blog a note thanking you for the great information in the blog. This morning the judge granted my motion for summary judgment to dismiss a legal malpractice case based upon the causation and reasonable settlement arguments I made,  based upon the … case law I found here. Thank you again. Aileen Cohen… Continue Reading

Happy Holidays to All

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            Best Wishes for the Holiday Season.    To celebrate,  Legal Malpractice Law Review    will take a breather…and we’ll  try to catch our breaths from all the phenomenal success we have had this year: Almost 100,000 visitors!   We’ll be back on Monday, January 3, 2011, with a whole new stack of case summaries… Continue Reading

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  FROM THE ENTIRE EDITORIAL BOARD OF THE  LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW REVIEW   HAPPY THANKSGIVING   TO ALL OUR VISITORS…   …AND THANK YOU TO THE MORE THAN 90,000 VISITORS WHO HAVE VISITED OUR PAGES SINCE WE WENT LIVE.    November 25, 2010      … Continue Reading

Happy Anniversary, Legal Malpractice Law Review

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Today we celebrate the 1st anniversary of “going live”.  In our first year,  we have welcomed more than 77,000 visitors to our blog. The Legal Malpractice Law Review has become the #1 site for everything you need or want to know about legal malpractice. We are grateful to all the Lawyers, litigants, Judges, Professional Liability… Continue Reading
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