Judge Refuses To Exclude Attorney From Testifying In Legal Malpractice Lawsuit
(November 13, 2015, 12:11 PM EST) -- SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Although a Michigan federal judge on Nov. 10 refused to bar an attorney from testifying in a legal malpractice lawsuit, the judge nonetheless granted summary judgment to the attorney and law firm on the primary claim (Melanie A. DeVolder v. Richard L. Lee, Jr., et al., No. 14-10624, E.D. Mich.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152001).
(Order available. Document #30-151211-008R.)
In 2009, Melanie DeVolder retained Richard L. Lee Jr. of Mathieu & Lee Attorneys to represent her in her divorce action in Midland County,...