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Professional responsibility and legal conflicts of interest

Florida residents may find themselves in need of legal counsel for many reasons. These could include a divorce, financial challenges and even a bankruptcy filing, the need to seek compensation after a workplace accident or motor vehicle accident and more. Regardless of the reason that an attorney is sought, people need to know that they are finding someone who will be not only willing but fully able to work with their best interests in mind.

How Florida's attorney discipline process works - IV

In today's post, we'll conclude our ongoing discussion of the how the attorney discipline process works here in Florida. Once again, our purpose in this important endeavor has been to help shed some light on how those who have been harmed by the unscrupulous tactics of their attorney can seek redress outside of a civil lawsuit.

The most common legal malpractice claims

In every court case, there is a winner and a loser. If the case did not go in your favor, you might be disappointed, but it does not mean that your lawyer was incompetent or committed malpractice. Perhaps the law was not in your favor. If you are considering pursuing legal action against your attorney, you might want to consider a few things.

Understanding who can help with your legal issue

When people find themselves suddenly needing legal representation, it's often because they are facing less than ideal or truly unfortunate circumstances. Indeed, they may have been placed under arrest, served with divorce papers, involved in an accident, learned they are being deported or even lost a loved one.

Conflicts of interest leading cause of legal malpractice claims

Recruiting and hiring new talent is a goal for many law firms in the Jacksonville area. Bringing in new people can lead to more productivity, more hours billed and new clients. However, this can also lead to serious and expensive problems if partners and hiring professionals are not careful.

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