Articles Tagged with legal malpractice

California’s Fourth District Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a legal malpractice action on the basis that it was barred by the applicable statute of limitations.  In Torres v. Blankenship, a client hired an attorney to represent her in various legal proceedings over a two year period.  Unbeknownst to the client, the attorney had been under investigation by the State Bar of California, and was suspended from practicing law for the final two months of his representation.  The attorney subsequently informed the client of his suspension and she terminated his services.

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