JL§ 487, possibly the oldest part of the anglo-american common law, but for the Magna Carta, regularly comes up in legal malpractice settings.  Here, in Sammy v Haupel 2019 NY Slip Op 02372
Decided on March 27, 2019 the Appellate Division, Second Department affirms the dismissal of a claim against Wilson Elser and its top


In Nowlin v Schiano  2019 NY Slip Op 02216  Decided on March 22, 2019  Appellate Division, Fourth Department affirmed the decision of Supreme Court, Monroe County.  With a recitation of Supreme Court’s standard, it concludes that there is no substance to the pro-se claim.  Further explantion, there is none.

“Memorandum: In this legal malpractice action,

Everyone knows, whether from Law and Order or from popular culture in general that words spoken to an attorney by a client are forever privileged, sacrosanct and private.  As is true with many well-known facts, the true contours of the actual fact may not closely conform to the cliché.  Often, widely held beliefs are simply