Keehn Attys Must Face Malpractice Suit, Calif. Court Says

Law360, Los Angeles (August 13, 2013, 6:09 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Tuesday ruled that a lower court improperly found in favor of Keehn & Associates bankruptcy attorneys in a professional negligence suit over their representation during securities arbitrations, finding that the firm's evidence didn’t meet its threshold summary judgment burden.

Plaintiff Mark Augusta sued L. Scott Keehn and Keehn & Associates for professional negligence, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud, alleging their negligence caused him to lose valuable claims against other attorneys who had represented him in securities arbitrations, leading to a...
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