““Victory is a term to describe who is left standing in the ruins.”
— President Lyndon Johnson
Texas has over 88,000 licensed attorneys. Most are competent, honest, and ethical. Unfortunately, some are not. And lawyers are human, which means that they can make mistakes. Sometimes those mistakes injure clients or other persons. When a lawyer violates a duty owed to a client or another person and thereby injures that person, the attorney should be held responsible, just like any other professional. At Herring & Panzer, we have dealt with the full array of lawyer lawsuits on both sides of the docket.
In Texas, a legal malpractice claim must include four elements:
Herring & Panzer have a prestigious record of handling attorney/client disputes, grievance claims, legal ethics and consultation, Texas legal malpractice, and breach of fiduciary duty matters.
In Willis v. Maverick, the Texas Supreme Court stated that “[a] cause of action for legal malpractice is in the nature of a tort.” But civil liability claims against lawyers can include far more than traditional “professional negligence” claims. Among the many types of claims that we have handled as part of a legal malpractice matter are:
Herring & Panzer has dealt with lawyer liability cases involving all of those types of claims—and many others. We believe that our decades of experience handling legal malpractice claims, on both sides of the docket, provide us with valuable skills and background which allow us to resolve cases in a practical, cost-efficient, and productive manner.