On April 1, 2014, Alan Schonfeld successfully defended his client in a San Diego Superior Court legal malpractice action. Alan also obtained a verdict in his client’s favor on his cross-complaint for unpaid fees and costs in the amount of $57,174. The plaintiff alleged the attorney was negligent in an underlying real estate fraud and breach of contract action that resulted in a $2.2 million verdict against him. The jury deliberated just three hours before reaching its decision of no negligence after a two week trial. San Diego Superior Court Case No. 37-2012-00095760.
One of the most important decisions you will make is who will be your counsel. There are key questions you should be asking.