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When Your Lawyer Quits: Substitution of and Cooperation With New Counsel

By Robert Ross |

This post is part of an ongoing series about the obligations lawyers have when terminating (quitting) representation of a client. To start from the original post, click here (the post will open in a new window).   LAWYERS HAVE A DUTY TO SIGN SUBSTITUTION OF COUNSEL FORMS WHEN REQUESTED OR NECESSARY Whenever a client… Read More »

When and How Does the Attorney-Client Relationship End?

By Robert Ross |

An attorney-client relationship lasts until (a) terminated by the client, the attorney, or both, or (b) the purpose of the representation has been fulfilled (or cannot be fulfilled, as a matter of law). Lawyers have a legal obligation to complete the matters for which a client hired them, unless the attorney-client relationship is terminated… Read More »

What Effect Does Firing a Lawyer Have on Malpractice Lawsuits?

By Robert Ross |

As we discussed last week, the statute of limitations, which governs how long a client has to sue a lawyer for malpractice (aka, professional negligence) is “tolled” – or paused – in certain circumstances. This week, we look on the effect a continuing attorney-client relationship has on that statute of limitations. To refresh: all… Read More »

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