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Barry A. O'Neil, Attorney / Shareholder, Lommen Abdo, P.A. to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Legal Malpractice Issues – Plaintiff & Defendant Perspectives

New York, NY, January 04, 2019 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Barry A. O'Neil, Attorney / Shareholder, Lommen Abdo, P.A. will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Legal Malpractice Issues – Plaintiff & Defendant Perspectives.” This event is scheduled for Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ET).

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About Barry A. O'Neil

Barry O’Neil is a Lommen Abdo trial attorney, who is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. He represents professionals in malpractice claims with an emphasis in legal malpractice. Mr. O’Neil’s practice also involves the resolution of complex commercial disputes, employment-related issues and insurance claims. His commercial litigation experience includes contract, shareholder, partnership and business competition disputes in both trial and arbitration settings. Mr. O’Neil leads the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. He has repeatedly been selected for inclusion in Minnesota Super Lawyers, is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell and is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in the practice area of Litigation – Real Estate. He is admitted to practice in Minnesota state and federal courts, Illinois and Wisconsin federal courts and the U.S. Tax Court.

About Lommen Abdo

Lommen Abdo, P.A. is a multi-faceted midwest-based law firm offering litigation and appellate services, corporate services to businesses and entrepreneurs, and counsel to individuals. The firm has offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Hudson, Wisconsin. Many of its attorneys have been selected as the Best Lawyers in America and listed in Super Lawyers. In addition to the areas listed above, its litigation practice includes complex cases involving wrongful death, products liability, commercial litigation, professional liability, insurance coverage, transportation, antitrust, construction and bankruptcy. The firm associates with trial counsel or works directly with clients. The firm’s corporate practice provides services such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities regulation, business formations and reorganizations, public and private offerings, commercial transactions, tax and intellectual property. Firm services include residential and commercial real estate, condemnation, succession planning, estate planning, probate and trust matters.

Event Synopsis:

Legal malpractice claims typically occurs when attorneys fail to perform according to prescribed standards and codes of ethical and professional conduct. Due to the challenges it brings, it remains to be a topic of perennial interest. High incidence of malpractice can give rise to common pitfalls that may lead to serious problems in an attorney's practice area. Furthermore, understanding the source of legal malpractice claims can limit risks and other issues.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as important issues surrounding legal malpractice claims. They will present recent trends and developments on the legal malpractice landscape. Speakers will also provide practical tips and strategies to avoid prevalent risks and common pitfalls.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

· An Overview of Legal Malpractice Claims
· Scope of Representation Issues
· Statutes of Limitations Considerations
· Standard of Care – Best Practices – Ethical Rules
· Theories of Claims – Negligence, Contract & Breach of Fiduciary Duty

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:
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