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Law firm can countersue ex-client for abuse of process

Malpractice claim alleged to be ‘ploy’ to avoid fees By: Pat Murphy November 9, 2017 A Boston law firm could pursue an abuse-of-process counterclaim against an ex-client who allegedly brought a legal malpractice claim...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.09.2017
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Jeffrey W. Ray Joins Bernkopf Goodman LLP as a Partner

Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce that Jeffrey W. Ray has joined the firm as a partner.  Ray’s practice will focus on commercial real estate transactions and lending. Ray has...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 10.24.2017
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Ten Bernkopf Goodman LLP attorneys recognized as 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

(BOSTON) October 17, 2017 - - Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce that ten of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of New England...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 10.17.2017
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Client Alert: McGlynn Wins Large Piercing the Client Veil Case

On October 10, 2017, by the unanimous vote of a three judge panel, the Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed the judgment of the Superior Court in favor of Peter McGlynn's client,...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 10.10.2017
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2017 Women in Real Estate Spotlight – Sheryl Starr

  Sheryl Starr Partner Bernkopf Goodman LLP Years in real estate: 38 What trends are you seeing so far this year: Disruptors in the commercial real estate industry are shaking things up. Higher vacancies and...

New England Real Estate Journal By Bernkopf Goodman on 09.29.2017
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Debtor permitted to boost value of PI claim in bankruptcy

Judge rejects trustee’s claim of ‘bad faith’ amendment By: Pat Murphy July 27, 2017 A debtor could increase the value of a pre-petition personal injury claim by $100,000 nearly two years after filing his...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 07.27.2017
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Cost of lawyer’s fraud falls on client, not third party

Settlement deal upheld, despite principal’s lack of awareness By: Kris Olson July 20, 2017 When an attorney’s fraud victimizes both a third party and the principal who hired him, the principal must bear the...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 07.20.2017
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Insurance co.’s duty to defend doesn’t include counterclaim: SJC rejects expansion of ‘in for one, in for all’ rule

SJC rejects expansion of ‘in for one, in for all’ rule By: Pat Murphy June 29, 2017 An employment practices liability policy that specified a duty to “defend any claim” did not require the...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 06.29.2017
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