On behalf of the plaintiff or defendant, an attorney malpractice expert witness could be called upon to provide expert testimony as to professional responsibility, professional conduct, legal ethics and/or negligence in a legal malpractice claim. Cahn Litigation Services is the expert witness placement service provider of choice by law firm clients to locate an expert that can support a legal malpractice case.
Examples of legal malpractice matters include:
Under most state law, the elements of legal malpractice are:
Litigation support by an attorney malpractice expert witness could include record review, expert opinion, and expert testimony in court. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request an expert with prior legal malpractice expert witness testifying experience. While many experts have expertise in legal malpractice matters, an expert witness carries the additional responsibility of providing testimony before the court in a manner whereby a jury can understand the litigation matters and evidence. In addition, a law firm may seek an expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Attorney Malpractice experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Attorney Malpractice landscape.
This expert earned a JD and then received an LLM in Taxation. This expert has practiced law in the area of legal ethics, reasonableness of legal fees and legal malpractice in an eponymous law firm. This expert is well-published and is a presenter at legal conferences and seminars. This expert is a seasoned expert witness.
This expert is well recognized as an expert and leading attorney in the field of professional ethics and professional liability and has represented hundreds of attorneys before various regulatory offices. This expert is on the faculty of an Association of Legal Fee analysis. This expert has also served with a Bar Association's committee on Professional Fees. This expert has served as both a consulting and a testifying expert in these subjects and regularly advises and represents governmental entities, corporations, law firms, and individual lawyers.