What is legal malpractice? Why is it that a negative result for a client does not necessarily mean that the lawyer will be found to have committed malpractice?
Answer to relevant QuestionsDoes your jurisdiction’s rules of lawyer conduct have a section for paralegals and/or legal assistants? 1. Why did Ms. Ross state in the investigation that attorney Smith authorized her to sign pleadings on his behalf? 2. At what point in the facts do you think Smith could have righted the ship before it crashed? 3. What was ...Does your state have any rule or statute that concerns suspended or disbarred lawyers working as paralegals? Should either category of lawyers be allowed to work as paralegals? Can a paralegal who works under the supervision of a lawyer be found liable for malpractice? Do you think Tara has violated the anticontact rule? Why or why not?
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