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CaliforniaLegal Malpractice Lawyers in Santa Barbara County, California

Clients hire lawyers to represent them on all matters before the courts and legal system. The high degree of trust required by the attorney-client relationship can be damages by a claim of negligence or incompetence. When the client alleges that the attorney failed to meet this standard, a legal malpractice attorney in Santa Barbara County, California might bring a lawsuit or step in to negotiate a settlement. Frequent issues include spending retainers, inadequate representation, failure to file suit before the statute of limitation expires. and failing to keep the client informed. Legal malpractice attorneys in or around Santa Barbara County, California also defend attorneys accused of malpractice in actions brought by the state bar association or its disciplinary board.

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John Willard Sheller

John Willard Sheller
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
828 Tornoe Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Licensed for 46 years, John Willard Sheller is a Legal Malpractice lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

William Brennan Lynch III

William Brennan Lynch III
533 E Micheltorena St UNIT 301
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Licensed for 33 years, William Brennan Lynch III is a Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyol... read more >

Stewart Michael Holden

Stewart Michael Holden
247 Canon Dr
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Licensed for 41 years, Stewart Michael Holden is a Bankruptcy and Alternative Dispute Resolution lawyer who attended Cornell Law School... read more >
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ABPLA Certification in Legal Professional Liability - The American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as specialists in legal professional liability law.

Legal Malpractice Certification

CBLS Board Certification in Legal Malpractice Law - Lawyers certified as specialists in legal malpractice law have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of law.

The CBLS defines the term legal malpractice as the practice of law dealing with "the prosecution or defense of claims against an attorney regarding wrongful acts or omissions arising out of the performance of the attorney's professional services, and/ or issues of attorneys' fees, payments or liens."

The term legal malpractice does not include the prosecution or defense of attorney disciplinary matters.

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