May 22, 2018 Articles

Lessons Learned as a Lawyer’s Lawyer

Practical tips that may help you avoid some of the more common pitfalls leading to legal malpractice claim

by John Storino and Katie Ciliberti

Serving as “lawyers’ lawyers” in a wide range of professional liability matters has provided us a prime vantage point for identifying issues and situations that can lead to problems for lawyers. While we have seen cases of blatant wrongdoing, more often we see cases in which it is quite easy to envision ourselves as the defendant (i.e., there but for the grace of God go I). In this article, we focus on the latter category of cases. The following are the top eight lessons we’ve learned as lawyers’ lawyers.

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