Texas litigators sometimes find themselves running head-long into the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Responsibility on their journey through the court system. In an effort to inform his fellow legal practitioners on how to avoid ethical rules violations “when the ice is getting thin,” Dallas trial lawyer Randy Johnston took on the task of writing […]
For years I have wondered whether a corporation could sue its own general counsel for malpractice. The lawyer clearly represents the client. Unquestionably, the General Counsel owes the client/employer a duty to act within the standard of care.
Malpractice suits are prevalent for various workers in numerous industries, but recent findings indicate they are the most common for real estate professionals over the last reporting period.
The US Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a legal malpractice case arising out of a patent infringement lawsuit filed on behalf of a JohnstonTobey client.