Lawyers at DBMS successfully litigate a wide variety of civil cases and argue appeals in some of the most challenging jurisdictions in the country.

Professional Liability

Plaintiff v. Defendant Attorney


Defendant Attorney


Verdict for the Defense


DBMS attorneys successfully defended an estate planning attorney accused of negligently preparing an amendment to a trust.

DBMS asserted an unclean hands affirmative defense, alleging the plaintiff unduly influenced her 102-year-old mother to make changes to the trust.

The jury deliberated for an hour before issuing the not-guilty verdict.