For attorneys Kelly Clark and Paul Mones, protecting children is business as usual. Clark’s practice over the last 10 years has focused on representing survivors of abuse, while Mones pioneered the theory of “battered child syndrome” in defending children and adolescents across the country.
But the two made headlines this year when they released a series of records collected in secret by the Boy Scouts that detailed complaints of child abuse against Scoutmasters and other Scouting volunteers.
This is the first edition of Lawyers USA's Lawyers in Practice, where we discuss the hot issues facing practicing attorneys and law firms.
In this edition, we discuss how to prevent legal malpractice claims with better communication, with Jim Calloway, director of the Oklahoma Bar Association's Management Assistance Program, and Dan Pinnington, vice-president of Claims Prevention and Stakeholder Relations at LawPRO, a professional liability carrier based in Toronto, Canada.