If you are in business… you will probably get sued. It’s just a fact in our litigious society. And although the law is a profession, lawyers run business and can also expect to be sued.

Legal Malpractice

Like most attorneys, you probably feel like there is no way you could ever be sued – until that process server shows up at your office.

In this fast paced seminar, Bill McCaffery will discuss what leads trusts and estates practitioners into legal malpractice and provides 60 practical tips to help you avoid getting sued by your clients.  The main topics discussed include: inadequate investigation, communication errors, errors of law, clerical errors, time management issues, conflicts of interest and insurance considerations. To access this course please click here: Preventing Trusts and Estates Malpractice: 60 Tips in 60 Minutes.

Bill will also discuss

    • Malpractice statistics based on practice area & firm size
    • Using questionnaires
    • Investigating assets
    • Using plain English
    • Documenting the file
    • Keeping detailed notes
    • Conflicts checks
    • Knowing who the client is
  • Undue influence

William T. McCaffery concentrates in the areas of legal malpractice defense, professional liability, commercial litigation, and general liability defense. He represents attorneys and law firms that have been sued for legal malpractice in cases ranging from real estate and personal injury matters to complex business transactions and commercial litigation.

This CLE course is offered in the following states:

    • Alaska (AK)
    • Arizona (AZ)
    • California (CA)
    • Connecticut (CT)
    • District of Columbia (DC)
    • Illinois (IL)
    • Maryland (MD)
    • Massachusetts (MA)
    • Michigan (MI)
    • Missouri (MO)
    • New Hampshire (NH)
    • New Jersey (NJ)
    • New York (NY)
    • North Dakota (ND)
    • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • South Dakota (SD)

Attorney Credits offers CLE for attorneys in New York and around the country. For more information about CLE in New York please click the following link: NY CLE.