Proposed Changes To The New Jersey Legal Malpractice Statute of Limitations

The bill entitled “Requires certain civil actions against licensed persons to be brought within two years” was originally introduced to the New Jersey Legislature in the Assembly 2010-2011 session as A3929 by Assemblymen Vincent Prieto, Charles Mainor and Assemblywoman Amy Handler on May 5, 2011.  It was subsequently referred to the Assembly Regulated Professions Committee […]

Avoid Legal Malpractice – Timely Assert Affirmative Defenses

In a recent decision by the New Jersey Appellate Division in the matter of Mill Race Village, Ltd. v. Main & Glen Associates, LLC, decided April 25, 2012, the Appellate Division sent a message to all attorneys that they must timely assert affirmative defenses available to their client or run the risk of waiving the […]