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The Lefkowitz Firm, LLC, represents individuals and corporations in their claims for legal malpractice (legal negligence) and similar claims such as breach of fiduciary duty; trustee misconduct; executor misconduct and ethical misconduct by attorneys and other fiduciaries. The firm also represents attorneys and law firms with regard to risk management and attorney’s fee disputes.  David Lefkowitz is an Adjunct Professor of Legal Malpractice Law at the University of Georgia School of Law.

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Practice areas

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  1. Ethics: 50%
  2. Litigation: 50%

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The Lefkowitz Firm, LLC

170 Mitchell Street
Atlanta, GA, 30303

648 S. Milledge Avenue
Athens, GA, 30605

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198801/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Top LawyerAtlanta Magazine2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct Professor of Legal Malpractice LawUniversity Of Georgia School Of Law2013 - Present
PrincipalThe Lefkowitz Firm, LLC1999 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Georgia, Formal Advisory Opinion BoardMember2013 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Disciplinary Rules and Procedures CmteMember2013 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1988 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Columbia UniversityN/AN/A1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Solo Practice WorkshopDeveloping and Maintaining Successful Client Relations2015
Solo and Small Practice WorkshopIs that a Violation of the Rules?2015
Punitive DamagesDealing with Ethical Challenges in Litigation2015
Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in LitigationSeminar Chairman and Moderator2015
Medical Malpractice InstituteWhy Would A Client Think His Lawyer Sold Him Out?2015
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Annual ConventionDon't Get Sued For Malpractice on Your Malpractice Claims2015
Georgia Personal Injury SeminarSo You Think You Know The Rules....2015
33rd Annual Georgia Family Law InstituteStep One: Know The Rules; Step Two: Follow Them2015
Trial TechniquesDealing with Ethical Challenges in Litigation2014
Solo Practice WorkshopDeveloping and Maintaining Client Relationships2014
Punitive DamagesEthics and Malpractice2014
Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in LitigationSeminar Chairman and Moderator2014
Plaintiff's Personal Injury SeminarComplying with the Ethical Rules while Handling Personal Injury Claims2014
Keep it Short and Simple-Trial Practice SeminarAvoiding Bar Complaints and Malpractice Suits2014
Annual Medical Malpractice SymposiumYou Only Think You Know the Ethical Rules2014
Winning Settlement StrategiesCounterintuitive Ethical Rules2013
Trial PracticeEthics and Professionalism-Pitfalls to Avoid2013
Trial PracticeDoes Your Age Affect Your Knowledge Of The Georgia Ethical Rules?2013
Seminar Chairman and Panel Moderator-State Bar of Georgia Mid-Year MeetingRisk Prevention in a Competitive Legal Market2013
Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in LitigationSeminar Chairman and Moderator2013
Personal Injury SeminarHow to Avoid Being Sued2013
Inside the Courtroom: The Trial of a Personal Injury CaseAvoiding Bar Complaints2013
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Auto-Torts SeminarLegal Malpractice and Ethics2013
Covenants Not To CompeteA Look at selected ABA Model Rules compared to the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct2013
Annual Medical Malpractice SymposiumAvoiding Claims For Legal Malpractice2013
2013 Professionalism Series (for law students)Attorney Malpractice - What You Need to Know Before You Practice (or Tales of Greed, Fear and Loathing)2013