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As any attorney knows, the practice of law can require the consideration of complex issues and the exercise of judgment under difficult circumstances. Thus, many attorneys are surprised to learn that a significant number of legal malpractice claims each year arise from simple, easily preventable mistakes. While attorneys are focused on the many demands of practicing law, it can still happen that administrative tasks fall by the wayside, leading to claims.

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