When you file a motion for continuance, you are telling the court, your client, and opposing counsel that you are not ready for trial. This engenders risk even for early trial settings. Two of the biggest legal malpractice cases that our firm has handled involved motions for continuance of early trial settings that were denied. […]
The General Motors auto recall case, which resulted in many deaths and injuries to GM customers, has finally settled. JohnstonTobey managing shareholder Randy Johnston offers a warning to in-house lawyers about what they should do when their client, the corporation, does something very wrong. Read article.
In-house legal counsel often face a potentially career-altering decision when they discover that their only client, the corporation, has done something seriously wrong.