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William T. McCaffery Presents "Legal Malpractice Actions: Elements, Claims, and Defenses"

04.18.18

On April 16, 2018, William T. McCaffery presented a CLE program for Esquire CLE entitled “Legal Malpractice Actions: Elements, Claims, and Defenses.”  The program presents an overview of legal malpractice actions and discusses: common causes of legal malpractice claims; an attorney’s liability to clients and third-parties; the necessary elements of a legal malpractice action (negligence, proximate cause, damages); common defenses to legal malpractice claims (including statute of limitations, standing, professional judgment rule, claim/issue preclusion); additional causes of action asserted against attorneys; and other matters pertinent to legal malpractice actions.  The course can be viewed at Esquire CLE’s website.

William T. McCaffery is a partner at L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini where he practices legal malpractice defense.

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