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A Penny Saved is not a Penny Earned When Attorney-Litigants Represent Themselves

You've heard the old adage, "a lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client." See Kay v. Ehrler (1991) 499 U.S. 432, 438. But do you know why? Though the saying is familiar, many lawyers and law firms continue to represent themselves in disputes. Is it all about the Benjamins?  More ›

LFP Alert — Illinois Supreme Court Addresses Calculation of Damages in Legal Malpractice Action

Goldfine v. Barack, Ferrazzano, Kirschbaum & Perlman, 2014 IL 116362, ___ N.E.3d ___, 2014 WL 4923213

The Illinois Supreme Court addressed the proper calculation of damages in a legal malpractice action arising out of defendants' failure to preserve plaintiffs' Illinois Securities Law cause of action against an investment firm. More ›

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