Mensch v Calogero 2023 NY Slip Op 30621(U) February 28, 2023 Supreme Court, New York County Docket Number: Index No. 155795/2022 Judge: Dakota D. Ramseur reaches an unusual outcome where the legal malpractice claim is dismissed yet the breach of contract claim remains viable.

“According to the complaint, on October 9, 2017, plaintiff retained defendant

Saporito v Branda 2023 NY Slip Op 00968 Decided on February 21, 2023 Appellate Division, First Department is an example of the unsuccessful use of Judiciary Law 487 claims. Courts are quick to dismiss these claims, which are not “lightly given” and rarely successful. Here the claimed deceit was an attorney telling the court that