Recent Practice Points

Model Rule 1.4: Communication Is Key to Avoiding Malpractice Lawsuits

By Michael S. LeBoff – March 23, 2021 | It is easy to give clients good news. It is much harder to give clients bad news. That is part of the job.

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Articles

Examining the C-Suite: Preparing for and Defending Apex Depositions

By Christina M. Zabat-Fran and Michael S. LeBoff – February 11, 2021 | Depositions of your client's president or CEO can make or break your case.

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ABA Formal Opinion 492: Confidentiality, Conflicts, and "Significantly Harmful" Information

By Tiffany Rowe – February 11, 2021 | The ABA clarifies the obligations resulting from a consultation with a prospective client from those owed to a current or former client.

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Sound Advice Podcasts

Privilege Questions Concerning Loss Contingency Determinations

Tiffany Rowe covers the need for independent auditors to obtain sufficient audit evidence for a company's judgments regarding recording of a loss contingency for potential litigation losses and the privilege concerns faced by the company and its counsel. (6:07 min.)

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Five New Year's Resolutions to Minimize Your Chances of Being Sued for Legal Malpractice

The new year is a natural time to look at making changes to your practice in the upcoming year. With legal malpractice claims on the rise, attorneys must take a hard look at their current procedures. Michael Leboff suggests five New Year's resolutions attorneys can adopt to minimize their chances of being sued for legal malpractice. (8:33 min.)

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Professional Liability Litigation

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