Top Santa Monica, CA Professional Malpractice Lawyers Near You

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    Solomon Saltsman & Jamieson

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Resnick & Louis, P.C.

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Ford, Walker, Haggerty & Behar, LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Ropers Majeski PC

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Berding | Weil LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Greenspoon Marder LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    King & Spalding LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Littler Mendelson, P.C.

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Kulik Gottesman Siegel & Ware LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Lathrop GPM

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Paul Hastings LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Resnick & Louis, P.C.

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Paul Hastings LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    FisherBroyles LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Mastagni Holstedt A.P.C.

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos, LLP

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Garrett & Tully

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Ropers Majeski PC

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

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    Garrett & Tully

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

    Professional Malpractice Lawyers | Serving Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica Professional Malpractice Information

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Lead Counsel independently verifies Professional Malpractice attorneys in Santa Monica by conferring with California bar associations and conducting annual reviews to confirm that an attorney practices in their advertised practice areas and possesses a valid bar license for the appropriate jurisdictions.

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Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Professional Malpractice Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who’ve been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer’s experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It’s a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff – a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment – A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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