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A claim for legal malpractice is a variation on the tort of negligence relating to an attorney’s representation of a client

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September 3, 2014 at 6:06 am

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When the lawyer has not regularly represented the client, the basis or rate of the fee shall be communicated in writing to the client before or within a reasonable time after commencing the representation

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August 14, 2014 at 2:24 pm

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Where an attorney seeks recovery from a client on the basis of quantum meruit, the crucial factor in determining the amount of recovery is the contribution which the lawyer made to advancing the client’s cause

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August 14, 2014 at 2:21 pm

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“Of counsel” relationships

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August 14, 2014 at 7:51 am

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Motion for disqualification of counsel

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June 25, 2014 at 3:44 pm

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Estate attorneys who wrongfully drive up litigation costs may be held liable to the beneficiaries of the estate

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May 9, 2014 at 5:00 pm

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The attorney representing the executrix has a duty to conserve the assets of the estate for the heirs

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May 9, 2014 at 8:34 am

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A party to a transaction may assume another’s attorney is authorized to speak until otherwise informed

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April 10, 2014 at 8:03 am

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Attorneys may owe a duty of care to non-clients when the attorneys know, or should know, that non-clients will rely on the attorneys’ representations and the non-clients are not too remote from the attorneys to be entitled to protection

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April 8, 2014 at 5:14 pm

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A lawyer must appropriately safeguard the property of clients or third parties in his or her possession

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April 8, 2014 at 2:06 pm

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