People v Austin  2021 NY Slip Op 30276(U) January 29, 2021 Supreme Court, New York County Docket Number: 451533/2019
Judge: O. Peter Sherwood is the unusual government case in which a legal malpractice issue is inserted.  Here one defendant cross-claims against another defendant for legal malpractice.

“In 2014. the Attorney General’s office (‘”AG”) began an

Pre-Answer Dismissal of complaints is given outsized importance in legal malpractice litigation.  Anecdotally, a higher percentage of legal malpractice cases are dismissed pre-answer than those in the general population of litigation cases.  Zeppieri v Vinson 2021 NY Slip Op 00348
Decided on January 21, 2021 Appellate Division, Third Department describes how 3211(a)(1) is used.

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