Legal Malpractice Defense
in Jacksonville, Florida
As an attorney or owner of a law practice, you can never be too careful when guarding against legal malpractice claims. The firm of Saalfield, Shad, Jay, Stokes & Inclan, P.A., is able to provide a Jacksonville, Florida, lawyer to protect attorneys from the serious financial repercussions and professional stigma that can arise from such a claim. Our established legal malpractice attorneys will confidently work to defend your rights and ability to practice law.
The state of Florida states that a legal malpractice claim must first prove that there was an agreed-upon relationship between the defending attorney and the plaintiff. It will then be up to the plaintiff to prove that the attorney-client relationship was violated. There must be damage that resulted from the attorney’s negligence in the plaintiff’s representation. To be liable, the defendant must be ruled as negligent, in breach of contract or in breach of fiduciary duty.
Each Jacksonville, Florida, lawyer at our firm is fully prepared to utilize any and all resources necessary to make sure a satisfactory settlement is reached. We have defended numerous legal malpractice claims successfully, including the most commons sorts of claims involving:
• Disputes over legal fees
• Ethics violations during legal representation
• A lack of attorney knowledge resulting in negligence while representing the client
There is nothing more humiliating than having your integrity as an attorney questioned. But, with the representation of a skilled legal malpractice attorney from our firm, you won’t have to worry about your future. Backed by over 20 years of experience, our lawyers will make it a point to familiarize themselves with all elements of your unique case in order to defend you efficiently. We will get you a quick settlement with minimal effects on your legal reputation.
The attorneys of our firm will be able to offer you the most effective legal malpractice defense in the state of Florida. That’s because at Saalfield, Shad, Jay, Stokes and Inclan, P.A., we have a deep-rooted background in success and know how important it is to be prepared for anything.