Recognizing that there is no greater distinction in our industry than being called on to represent a professional, our firm has had the privilege to represent some of the leading attorneys and law firms in the Mid South over the past thirty years.
The Glassman, Wyatt, Tuttle & Cox Legal Malpractice Defense Team is experienced in handling all types of professional liability claims against attorneys, working with some of the nation’s top insurance carriers and likewise assisting attorneys as personal counsel in a variety of legal disputes. We defend attorneys in a broad range of professional disputes in virtually any practice area, ranging from real estate closing errors/omissions to the ineffective handling of a lawsuit.
Glassman, Wyatt, Tuttle & Cox has been recognized by U. S. News and World Reports in its national survey as one of the best law firms in the United States for legal malpractice defense. Senior Shareholder Richard Glassman is ranked as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Legal Malpractice. The Firm’s Attorneys, including Richard Glassman, Ed Wallis, Lauran Glassman Stimac and Jonathan Stokes, regularly present at continuing education programs on fields related to legal malpractice and legal ethics. Our firm prides itself on its ability to help attorneys in a crucial time of need, and our attorneys work tirelessly to help our legal malpractice clients and their insurance carriers.
Our attorneys are experienced in both the trial and appellate levels, having regularly been involved in appellate decisions over the past thirty years on topics relating to legal malpractice, including the legal malpractice statute of limitations, the legal malpractice standard of care, legal malpractice fraud and misrepresentation, legal malpractice damages and more.
Our firm strives to resolve cases early through motion practice, mediation, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. We are acutely aware of the impact these claims make not only on the lawyers facing them but also on their firms. We understand the importance of preserving a firm’s image and work with clients to address these issues, particularly in high profile situations.
In the event that a case is not suitable for resolution, our firm has actual experience in trying Legal Malpractice cases, and our firm stands ready to aggressively defend our Legal Malpractice clients.
Board of Professional Responsibility / State Bar Defense
Our team of lawyers assist attorneys facing Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility (BPR) and Mississippi State Bar complaints. We are available to assist with counseling lawyers during this process, and we welcome the opportunity to help our clients with the entire process, including review and analysis of Complaints, preparation of responses to Complaints, and representation at hearings and on appeals.
Rule 11 Sanctions, Conflict of Interest, and Other Defense
Glassman, Wyatt, Tuttle & Cox, PC is available to serve as personal counsel to attorneys facing a host of challenges under the law, including Rule 11 sanctions, conflict of interest motions, motions to disqualify and other legal challenges. These and similar motions threaten the attorney-client relationship, and our team stands ready to specially appear to focus on the requested relief, allowing our attorney-client to focus on his or her client.
Firm Articles on Legal Malpractice Defense
- Memphis Legal Malpractice Attorney Discusses Legal Malpractice Statute Of Limitations (by Shareholder Ed Wallis)
- Glassman, Wyatt, Tuttle & Cox, P.C. Obtains Award Of Attorney’s Fees In Legal Malpractice Defense Case
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