Legal Malpractice Defense

Legal Malpractice Defense

Although an attorney may zealously represent his/her client, it is unavoidable for even the best attorneys to elude the occasional unhappy client. Unfortunately, when a client does not receive the desired result, they often look for someone else to blame. At K&F we are prepared to effectively defend attorneys against malpractice claims, including self-insured attorneys and those possessing coverage through an outside professional liability insurer. Our attorneys have significant experience appearing before a variety of different professional licensing boards, and one of our partners has previously served as a hearing committee member with the BBO.

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Whether it be a complaint filed with the BBO, or a civil lawsuit, our firm approaches each case with both compassion and discretion, as we recognize that an attorney’s ability to practice law represents their livelihood. We also recognize, and are prepared to handle, the complex nature of having to analyze the vast amounts of facts and legal arguments at issue in the underlying case, which led to the present complaint being filed. Our firm is prepared to develop a response to any complaint, negotiate with the BBO, and, if necessary, present a zealous defense at hearing.

At K&F, we are committed to ensuring that our clients are afforded procedural and substantive fairness, including an opportunity to a full and fair hearing under the due process standards of both state and federal law. In the event of a lawsuit, our basic strategy is to prepare for trial thoroughly and aggressively during the early stages of litigation, in order to ensure that we are always well prepared for trial, and to maximize leverage if settlement is ultimately in our client’s best interest.

Client Reviews

Koufman Law Group, LLC retained me as an expert in a medical case. They effectively and thoroughly prepared for trial by, for instance, developing a good working knowledge of the content of my testimony. They also helped me determine the best manner by which I presented my expert testimony, and at...

Peter M. (Medical Expert - Malpractice)

I am a medical doctor who has worked with K&F on a number of cases. I am consistently impressed with the K&F team's collaborative approach, with their individual commitment, and with their strong litigation skills.

Thomas X. (Medical Malpractice & Civil Rights)

Attorney Koufman was able to do the job that two other attorneys couldn't and he got my case dismissed. I highly recommend him. He answered my phone calls and was extremely attentive to my case. He stuck up for me when nobody else would and he didn't let the system trample me.


I received a "Not Guilty" verdict. Everything was just fantastic. Attorney Koufman looked at every single thing. I am very happy about what he did. He's a very good lawyer. He's respectful. The jury was six women and one guy, and they liked him very much.


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