Hon. Michael Johnson(Ret.)

Mediator • Arbitrator • Referee

  • Legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty claims arising from divorce and marital property settlement proceedings.  Cross-claim by defendant for recovery of unpaid attorney fees.
  • Dispute involving attorneys’ claims for recovery of legal fees.  The client defendant’s defenses and cross-claims were based on legal malpractice and fraud.
  • Legal malpractice claim arising from an attorney’s preparation of a client’s estate plan.
  • Legal malpractice claim arising from an attorney’s representation of a client in a personal injury action.
  • Claims for legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty against an attorney who represented a plaintiff in marital dissolution proceedings; cross-claim for recovery of the attorney’s legal fees.
  • Legal malpractice claim arising from an attorney’s representation of a client in medical malpractice litigation.
  • Legal malpractice claim arising from an attorney’s representation of a client in a contractual arbitration and subsequent court proceedings to confirm and enforce the arbitration award.​
  • Legal malpractice claim against an attorney who represented the plaintiff in a criminal action.

LEGAL MALPRACTICE

CASE SUMMARIES