Barry O’Neil presented on January 18, 2019 at “Legal Malpractice Issues: Plaintiff & Defendant Perspectives” by The Knowledge Group.


Legal malpractice claims typically occurs when attorneys fail to perform according to prescribed standards and codes of ethical and professional conduct. Due to the challenges it brings, it remains to be a topic of perennial interest. High incidence of malpractice can give rise to common pitfalls that may lead to serious problems in an attorney’s practice area. Furthermore, understanding the source of legal malpractice claims can limit risks and other issues.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as important issues surrounding legal malpractice claims. They will present recent trends and developments on the legal malpractice landscape. Speakers will also provide practical tips and strategies to avoid prevalent risks and common pitfalls.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • An Overview of Legal Malpractice Claims
  • Scope of Representation Issues
  • Statutes of Limitations Considerations
  • Standard of Care – Best Practices – Ethical Rules
  • Theories of Claims – Negligence, Contract & Breach of Fiduciary Duty