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Legal Malpractice Lawyer Interviews
March 15, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Attorney Ben Stewart: Many Legal Malpractice Cases Not Because of Trials ]
Tampa, FL When people think about legal malpractice, they tend to think of situations where an attorney has erred in the courtroom, resulting in a substantial loss for his client. Legal malpractice claims are often believed to be the result of cases that make their way to the courtroom. But Ben Stewart, of Stewart Law, PLLC, says many legal malpractice lawsuits are the result of situations that have nothing to do with courtrooms and were never even meant for a trial.
July 19, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Public Defense System under Fire in Washington State ]
Seattle, WA Out of a duty to the public good, two attorneys from Seattle have taken on a class-action suit aimed at ensuring that low-income and indigent persons charged with misdemeanors in Mount Vernon and Burlington are afforded all the rights afforded to US citizens. "We got interested in the idea just as conscientious attorneys," says Toby Marshall, from the firm of Terrell, Marshall, Daudt & Willie. "We started investigating about six months ago, doing public disclosure requests, getting documents and interviewing people."
September 6, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Attorney Tracks Foreclosure Frauds and Files Class Action ]
New York, NY If attorney Susan Chana Lask is right, she has hit on class action suit that will go down in history as one of the critical features of the foreclosure crisis that has ruined the lives of millions of Americans. "It is disgusting," says Lask, a smart and feisty New York City lawyer. "I am really starting to hate banks. They are messing with our lives."