Wilkinson v. Zelen, B200074
In the context of legal malpractice actions stemming from an attorney's representation in an underlying criminal trial, a legal malpractice plaintiff must prove factual innocence and exoneration as to all transactionally related offenses comprising the basis for the underlying criminal proceeding in order to maintain a malpractice action.
- Decided 09/25/2008
- Published 09/25/2008
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, Anthony J. Dain; Law Offices of Eric R. Larson and Eric R. Larson, San Diego, for Plaintiff and Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Pollard Mavredakis Cranert Crawford & Stevens and Joyce L. Mavredakis for Defendant and Respondent.