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Connecticut Legal Ethics & Malpractice

Mark A. Dubois, James F. Sullivan

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        Connecticut Legal Ethics & Malpractice is a thorough and practical analysis of an attorneys duties and responsibilities, and the legal implications when an attorney runs afoul of his or her professional responsibilities.

Topics covered include:

Client Relationships

Duties to the Tribunal

Duties to the Community

Duties to the Profession

Admission

Bar Discipline

Theories of Liability Defenses

Damages

Fee Disputes


  

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  • Brand: The Connecticut Law Tribune
  • Product Type: Books
  • Edition: 0
  • ISBN: 978-1-57625-734-0
  • Pub#/SKU#: QBKLEM14

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  • Mark A. Dubois

Mark A. Dubois is with Geraghty & Bonnano, LLC in New London. Prior to joining the firm, Mark spent seven years as Connecticut's Chief Disciplinary Counsel.



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  • James F. Sullivan

James F. Sullivan, a partner at Howard, Kohn, Sprague & FitzGerald in Hartford, practices in the areas of personal injury, commercial, professional and product liability, employment, construction, municipal and land use litigation.


Part I Legal Ethics ………………………..  1

Chapter 1: Client Relationships …………….. 3

Chapter 2: Tribunal Duties ………………….107

Chapter 3: Duties to the Community ………….135

Chapter 4: Duties to the Profession ………… 143

Chapter 5: The Business of Law …………….. 161

Chapter 6: Special Rules …………………………..187

Chapter 7: Bar Discipline ……………………… 217

 

Part II Legal Malpractice ………………………253

Chapter 8: Theories of Liability …………….. 255

Chapter 9: Defenses ……………………………. 293

Chapter 10: Vexatious Litigation, Abuse of Process

and Miscellaneous Attorney Exposures ……315

Chapter 11: Fee Disputes ………………….. 329

Chapter 12: Damages …………………………… 343

Chapter 13: Prevention ……………………………351

Table of Cases.....................................................................................357

Index...................................................................................................379

 

Appendix: Important Links..................................................................397