Divorce Lawyer Defeats Former Client's Legal-Mal Suit

, Texas Lawyer


Houston divorce lawyer Marcia Zimmerman recently defeated a former client's legal-malpractice suit against her and her firm, winning a breach of contract verdict against him in the process. But the experience presents a cautionary tale for other lawyers about clients you think you know and the unexpectedness of a malpractice claim, Zimmerman says.

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  • txatty

    I have to say I learned same in a little different way. If client owes attorneys fees, can't or will not pay, withdraw at earliest possible time, delay will not buy you friend in your client, only further reason to blame you if results are not to their benefit.

  • Jack Carroll

    $121,000 attorney fees?

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