Legal Malpractice Defense

Legal malpractice suits are increasingly common in today’s legal landscape and may have serious repercussions. The potential of severe financial consequences and reputational damage make these cases extremely significant to law firms.

The legal malpractice defense group is led by Rick Wuestling. Rick has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the field of Legal Malpractice Defense, St. Louis Lawyer of the Year, in 2012, 2016 & 2017.

Our legal malpractice defense team takes an aggressive approach to the defense of legal malpractice claims. Mr. Wuestling has earned a reputation for excellence in swiftly bringing legal malpractice cases to close by verdict, motion or settlement. Our success rate in legal malpractice cases on appeal is enviable.

With the firm record of success and the resources to handle all facets of these significant and high-risk cases, Roberts Perryman is positioned to handle the most serious and complex legal malpractice claims any lawyer might face. We are experienced in handling all types of professional liability claims against attorneys, earning us the trust of top law firms and insurance carriers in the country.

The Legal Malpractice team has litigated in virtually every area of legal malpractice. Since attorneys are often sued for malicious prosecution, abuse of process, wrongful garnishment, wrongful foreclosure, violations of the Fair Debt Collections Practice Act, and breach of fiduciary duty, we have developed a great deal of experience, and success in defending professional liability suits of all types against attorneys.

"I am always pleased when cases turn out like the attorneys at Roberts Perryman say they will.  I don't like nasty surprises, or sandbagging for that matter, I like it when I'm told upfront what to expect and that is what happens."