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Linder and Thompson Author "Attorney Liability to Non-Clients" IICLE Chapter


In "Attorney Liability to Non-Clients," a chapter in the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) publication entitled Attorneys' Legal Liability, Rex Linder and Matt Thompson discuss the circumstances in which attorney liability can attach to non-clients, as well as certain defenses and privileges that exist. This chapter examines the basis of statutory law as well as common law liability taken from court decision from across the country. It also contains practice pointers that are helpful to anyone (attorneys, insurance adjusters, etc.) involved in the area of attorneys' professional liability.