Sometimes it takes a bit of proactive doing.
Here’s a hypothetical to ponder.
Attorney conduct in California that falls below a designated standard of care for clients covers a lot of ground.
As a long-established and proven legal malpractice law firm that exclusively represents aggrieved clients of California attorneys, we cut straight to the chase concerning lawyers’ billing duties.
We pose a pointed question to California readers of our legal malpractice blog at the long-established Los Angeles law firm of Glickman & Glickman.
Say that you’re a California resident having what you reasonably believe to be a strong legal claim against a third party for some alleged act of wrongdoing that caused you harm.
Message from the California State Bar to practicing attorneys across the state: client money remitted in reliance on your legal representation better be going to you, not a non-attorney.
Spokespersons for national law firm Jones Day unsurprisingly term the volunteer work that firm attorneys do on a so-called “pro bono” basis as routinely first-rate and even exceptional.
California has more actively practicing attorneys than any other state in the country. As can be clearly seen by any reader scanning even a few of our blog posts at the long-tenured Los Angeles legal malpractice law firm of Glickman & Glickman, some of those practitioners sometimes get into trouble.
A responsive answer to the above blog query can be expressed in a single word. Namely, that is “sometimes.”