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Attorney Malpractice: Law & Procedure

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Brand: Clark Boardman Callaghan
Copyright: 1991-2023
ISBN: 9780314912
Service #: 13971813
Sub #: 13971812
Pages: 2238
Shelf Space: 4 in.
Publication Frequency: Updated annually
Update format: Cumulative supplement

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Attorney Malpractice: Law & Procedure



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Attorney Malpractice: Law and Procedure is a comprehensive text that provides an in-depth discussion of malpractice, covering commencement and termination of attorney-client relationships, standard of care, proximate cause, and damages. This title addresses the procedural aspects of asserting an attorney malpractice claim, including pleadings, discovery, and expert testimony, and dissects legal defenses in the areas of:

  • Statute of limitations
  • Contributory and comparative negligence
  • Assumption of risk
  • Ratification
  • Estoppel
  • Laches
  • Release

This title includes analysis of attorney liability to third parties with special coverage of California and New York law, coverage of legal malpractice prevention, a sample malpractice insurance policy, and discussion of practice area-specific malpractice in:

  • Civil litigation
  • Securities
  • Wills, trusts, and estates
  • Real property
  • Domestic relations
  • Corporate and contract law
  • Criminal defense and more