The Top Ten Things That Get Tax Lawyers into Trouble for Malpractice
ABA Tax Secion, TaxLink Live
When the average tax practitioner thinks about a conflict, the conflict typically concerns the possible disqualification from a matter and perhaps even the need to disgorge fees or at least soothe the hurt feelings of an "abandoned" client. Those of a more sober mindset might also consider the possibility of a disciplinary proceeding. However, as the distinguished panelists will discuss, veteran legal malpractice defense lawyers know that a conflict – or an alleged conflict – can turn an otherwise defensible malpractice claim into a nightmare.