Breach of fiduciary duty vs professional negligence   
Armed with a recent appellate decision, trial courts should readily sustain demurrers where such causes of action are nothing more than garden-variety negligence claims.
A statute of limitations ruling favoring lawyers   
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.
Knock knock! State Bar special master at your door   
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 a
Year in review: attorneys as defendants   
Although there were no earth-shattering appellate opinions in cases against attorneys in 2016, attorney-defendants did achieve a number of victories.
Close the File on Malpractice Claims   
California’s statute of limitations for legal malpractice claims is complex, but there are steps you can take to protect yourself.
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