A dispute exists among the bench and bar as to whether attorney immunity from suit by a non-client is limited to conduct that is related to litigation.

In 2015, the Supreme Court of Texas recognized that attorneys do not owe a professional duty of care to third parties who may be damaged by the attorney’s

The Dallas Court of Appeals recently held that the statute of limitations is tolled in a legal malpractice case throughout the underlying case including the appeal, remand, and any new trial, and subsequent appellate proceedings.  In this case, the plaintiff filed a suit for legal malpractice and the defendant moved for summary judgment based on limitations.  The trial court granted