Attorney Grievance and Bar Complaints
For decades, Eccleston and Wolf has been a leader in defending lawyers in ethical matters in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia (the DMV). In addition to the defense of legal malpractice claims, the firm’s practice focuses on the defense of Bar Complaints submitted to the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission, the District of Columbia Office of Disciplinary Counsel and the Virginia Office of Bar Counsel.
Retaining experienced ethics counsel is vital upon receipt of a letter from the Bar Counsel. With your livelihood, license and integrity at stake, rely upon the knowledge, experience and expertise provided by Eccleston and Wolf. We are confident that consultation with your trusted colleagues in the profession, judges, insurance agents and insurance carriers will confirm the selection of Eccleston and Wolf as your ethics counsel.
Most attorney E&O policies provide coverage for response to, and defense of, Bar Complaints, without triggering a deductible obligation. Eccleston and Wolf enjoys strong relationships with E&O carriers in the DMV to handle the claims. When coverage is not available, Eccleston and Wolf offers reasonable terms of private retention.