Legal Malpractice

Assertive, Effective Defense

When legal action is filed against an attorney or law firm, the consequences can be severe. In addition to financial penalties, an individual might lose the right to practice and, likewise, a firm may lose valuable members of its team. Even in cases that end favorably, practitioners may suffer damage to their reputations that effectively compromises their careers.

The legal malpractice division at Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A., can help. We have defended lawyers, law firms and their insurers from malpractice claims for more than 40 years. We practice in both state and federal jurisdictions, and serve in trial and appellate courts for clients throughout Minnesota. We understand what's at stake. We know our clients are experienced professionals, and involve them in every step of the process. We are thorough, and stand ready to build the strongest possible defense.

We Leverage Our Resources To Assist Our Clients

Our legal malpractice team has at its disposal the significant resources of Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A. — one of the region's largest and most experienced firms. We are well-positioned to protect clients against the most serious and complex claims. If there are weaknesses or discrepancies in the plaintiff's filing, we will find them. Whenever possible, we will seek to have the claims dismissed.

We offer knowledgeable representation for all manner of legal malpractice allegations, including:

  • Negligence
  • Failure to know or apply substantive law
  • Failure to file documents in a timely manner
  • Failure to obtain client consent
  • Planning errors
  • Inadequate representation during discovery and investigation
  • Conflict of interest
  • Fraud
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Breach of contract
  • Ethical violations

Whatever the claims, Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A., is prepared to assist.

Serving Individuals Throughout The Midwest

To engage our legal malpractice team, call our St. Cloud office at 320-200-4928 to schedule an appointment. You can also arrange a consultation through our online form.