Issue: whether an attorney “continuously represented” his client.

The issue as to whether an attorney “continuously represented” his client in such a manner as to extend the statute of limitations to bring an action for legal malpractice created an issue of fact, as determined by the First Department

Evidence provided by defendant-law firm…failed to conclusively establish its defense

In Prott v. Lewin & Baglio, LLP, the Second Department decided that the documentary evidence provided by the defendant-law firm in support of its motion to dismiss the legal malpractice action failed to conclusively establish its defense as a matter

Law firm…was not the proximate cause of any alleged legal malpractice.

In Hufstader v. Friedman & Molinsek, PC, the Third Department held that the law firm, which did not represent the client concerning the execution of a separation agreement, was not the proximate cause of any alleged legal malpractice. – R.

Complaint for legal malpractice brought by a former client

The First Department, in Polanco v. Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP, held that the complaint for legal malpractice brought by a former client against his lawyers in a personal injury action stated a valid cause of action and should not have

Richard Klass Appointed Treasurer of Brooklyn Bar Association and Brooklyn Brandeis Society

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, The Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) held an induction ceremony for its officers and newly-elected trustees. The ceremony took place in the ceremonial courtroom of Borough Hall with nearly 250 people in attendance. The Hon. Jeffrey