Legal Malpractice Basics

We’re proud to announce that our “It’s Over, Now What” can be found in today’s NYLJ.

From the article:

“The attorney-client relationship has a limited lifespan. Generally, it is a project-based temporary business relationship, albeit a fiduciary one.

Whether the representation is short or long, transactional or litigation based, it must someday end. It may

Legal Malpractice claims accrue at the time a mistake is made.  The Statute of limitations  in legal malpractice, three years, is a difficult and high barrier to overcome.  Continuous representation may toll the running of the statute, but social policy has set a number of elements required for continuous representation to be permitted.  Stein Indus.,