Legal Malpractice Expert Witnesses

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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.

Examples of legal malpractice actions include:

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

Litigation support by a legal malpractice expert witness could include record review, expert opinion, expert report, and expert testimony in court. Examples cases that Cahn Litigation Services has sourced expert witnesses have encompassed:

These types of cases have been tried in many venues, including the supreme court and multiple appellate courts. Cahn Litigation Services is the expert witness placement service provider of choice by law firm clients looking to locate an expert to support a legal malpractice case. The firm works with both plaintiff and defendant lawyers, and has years of experience locating expert witness candidates.

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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.