Professional & Fiduciary Liability

Counsel Trusted by Professionals

Lurie, Zepeda, Schmalz, Hogan & Martin frequently represents professional services providers in disagreements with their clients over services rendered, fees owed or other issues related to professional and fiduciary duty.  We apply our extensive knowledge of professional and fiduciary responsibility and ethics to uncover the premise of the dispute.  Given the highly sensitive nature of litigation, we always remain sensitive to confidentiality issues while pursuing justice for our client.

Some of Our Professional & Fiduciary Liability Cases

  • Successfully prosecuted legal malpractice claims against prominent Honolulu firm regarding a failed condominium project.  Through careful depositions of law firm members, established that the law firm had cancelled all condominium sales contracts without developer client’s authorization; had paid itself, without authorization, from funds in client trust accounts; and, subsequently defended client in high stakes litigation brought by class of dissatisfied condominium purchasers, without advising client of conflict.  Persisted in settlement discussions and mediation until settlement was reached, weeks before trial.