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What is a legal malpractice expert witness?

Legal malpractice expert witness candidates typically have areas of expertise in law and/or legal ethics. Legal malpractice expert witnesses could be called upon to provide expert testimony as to professional responsibility, professional conduct, legal ethics and/or negligence in a legal malpractice claim. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a trial attorney may request an expert with prior expert witness testimony experience. A successful expert witness needs to have expertise, as well as the ability to explain technology and electronic evidence to lay persons, such as typical jurors.

What types of cases require a legal malpractice expert witness?

Examples of legal malpractice actions include:

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Examples cases that Cahn Litigation Services has sourced expert witnesses have encompassed:

What litigation support work might a legal malpractice expert witness be expected to perform?

Under most state law, the elements of legal malpractice are:

Litigation support by a legal malpractice expert witness could include record reviews, providing expert opinions, research, authoring expert reports, and testimony at deposition and at trial.

Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a legal malpractice expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Legal Malpractice experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Legal Malpractice landscape.