Helping Clients Facing Legal Malpractice Issues
Our legal system counts on attorneys, among others, to zealously defend their clients’ rights, whether financial or otherwise. Without that commitment, the justice system does not work properly.
Simply losing your case does not give rise to a claim for legal malpractice. But if your attorney made errors in the course of representing you that led to, or even contributed greatly to the loss of your case, you may have a claim against him or her for the damages you have suffered. If your attorney has failed to meet his or her obligations, you can count on Anthony Viorst at The Viorst Law Offices, P.C., in Denver to pursue damages.
Review our list of frequently asked questions about legal malpractice, and then contact us to schedule a free consultation.
You Have A Right To Zealous Legal Representation
Not all attorney errors constitute the type of negligence necessary to win a claim of legal malpractice. Some mistakes that could lead to a finding of legal malpractice are:
- Missing the statute of limitations (the time in which you have to file a claim)
- Conflicts of interest
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Incorrect title searches
- Inaccurate interpretation of the applicable law
- Charging excessive fees
- Ineffective assistance of counsel
To prove legal malpractice, we must first prove that your original lawyer acted negligently. Then, we must show that the original case would have been successful if not for your attorney’s negligence. Other factors to consider are the damages suffered as a result of your original attorney’s negligence and whether they were adequately covered by insurance.
Appealing A Criminal Conviction
If you have been wrongfully convicted of a crime in Colorado, you could face the loss of your job, reputation, a large fine and even prison time — you are taking responsibility for something that you didn’t do.
In addition to pursuing damages from your original attorney, Mr. Viorst can assist you with an appeal of your conviction based on ineffective assistance of counsel.
Our Experience Makes A Difference
For more than two decades, Mr. Viorst has made it his mission to achieve justice for his clients. You can trust his reputation for results to give your legal malpractice case every chance for success. Call 303-872-5712 or use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation.