Attorney Professional Liability: Responding to Claims and Minimizing Malpractice Risks
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare law practitioners to assess professional liability risks, defend against complaints, respond to malpractice claims, and take proactive loss prevention steps.
- Identifying malpractice claims against the attorney professional
- Statute of limitations
- Proximate cause
- Continuous representation doctrine
- Redundancy of pleadings
- Res judicata/collateral estoppel
- Third-party exposure or privity
- Sophisticated client doctrine
- In pari delicto defense
- Loss prevention best practices
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the key defense strategies for responding to legal malpractice claims?
- What steps should firms implement to minimize the risk of professional liability claims?
- What are the best practices for assessing legal professional liability claims?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Jonathan B. Bruno
Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan
He focuses on the defense of lawyers, accountants, insurance agents and brokers, real estate agents and brokers, title... | Read More
He focuses on the defense of lawyers, accountants, insurance agents and brokers, real estate agents and brokers, title agents, claims adjusters, third-party administrators, securities broker/dealers, investment advisors, and not-for-profit directors and officers in complex professional liability and commercial litigation. He is a speaker and author on legal malpractice litigation.Close
Kristopher M. Dennis
Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan
His practice concentrates in the fields of legal malpractice, miscellaneous professional liability and insurance... | Read More
His practice concentrates in the fields of legal malpractice, miscellaneous professional liability and insurance coverage litigation. He has successfully defended professionals in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. He is a published author and speaker at CLE conferences on professional liability claims, legal malpractice litigation and risk management.Close
Susan K. Eggum
She tries claims involving securities fraud, officer and director malfeasance, usurpation of corporate opportunity,... | Read More
She tries claims involving securities fraud, officer and director malfeasance, usurpation of corporate opportunity, interference with economic relations, theft of trade secrets, breach of contract, non-competition agreements, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and whistleblowing.Close