27 Jul: Mediation Message No. 113

MICHAEL D. MARCUS’S MEDIATION MESSAGE NO. 113 THE LIMITATIONS PERIOD FOR LEGAL MALPRACTICE IS EXTENDED Lee v. Hanley (Aug. 20, 2015) case no. S220775, 2015 Cal. LEXIS 5630 holds that an attorney’s refusal to return a former client’s money upon demand does not come within the one-year statute of limitations in C.C.P. sec. 340.6, subd. (a) if the refusal can be construed as a conversion and, therefore, was not part of the attorney’s professional services….