Author: Howard Altschuler

When is a legal malpractice expert not an expert, and why should I care?

One of the reasons legal malpractice cases are usually extremely complicated is that the new attorney you hire to sue your former attorney almost always needs to retain one or more experts to establish that your former attorney fell below

Lawyer joke is no joke: what do you do about attorneys who lie, or otherwise engage in deceptive conduct?

First, the joke: “An engineer, a physicist, and a lawyer were being interviewed for a position as chief executive officer of a large corporation.The engineer was interviewed first, and was asked a long list of questions, ending with “How much

What options do clients have to dispute legal fees with Connecticut, New York, or New Jersey attorneys?

What options does a client have if he or she disputes the legal fees charged by an attorney? What if an attorney demands money from you that you do not believe you should have to pay? Can you dispute legal

You Do WHAT For a Living?

When I am asked what I do for a living when meeting people who do not know me, I respond that I am an attorney and I do “legal malpractice.” I usually see a quizzical look on the face of the

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Unhappy with Your Lawyer Blog

Welcome to what  will be a regularly updated blog about all aspects of legal malpractice. I look forward to sharing with you information and insights that I have gained  in more than 17 years of  litigating legal malpractice cases, fee