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To a licensed professional, there is little that is more important than his/her reputation. Yet, licensed professionals must always bear some risk of their conduct being called into question through litigation.

Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson understands the personal nature of these claims. Lawyers, accountants, architects, real estate and insurance professionals, corporate officers and directors all face exposure on this front. Often, these cases arise from extremely complex transactions and business deals.

Other Professional Malpractice Defense – Accountants

Our attorneys are prepared to assist accountants with claims which may arise in virtually any area of practice, including matters related to tax return preparation, tax planning, financial statement preparation and examination (including compilation statements, reviews, and audits), business planning and projections, as well as other services provided by accountants. Many times, conflict can be avoided by early evaluation of potential claims and corrective action.

For accountants accused of misconduct, our attorneys will provide knowledgeable advice and experienced representation before the State Board of Accountancy.

Responding to a subpoena may have significant risks for an accountant. There are specific legal requirements governing the release of confidential financial information provided by a client. Our attorneys will provide guidance in balancing the requirements of the subpoena with the accountant’s obligation of confidentiality under state and federal law, to avoid any allegation of professional misconduct.

Other Professional Malpractice Defense – Insurance Agents

Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson attorneys have an extensive breadth of insurance defense experience. This broad insurance foundation, coupled with our experience defending professions, positions Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson to defend claims made against insurance agents. We understand the unique relationship of agents with carriers, the evolving trends relating to agent malpractice claims in Arizona and the potential for sensitive materials to be at issue in an agent malpractice case.

Other Professional malpractice Defense – Real estate appraisers

For many years the firm has represented real estate appraisers, in both licensing, administrative matters and lawsuits. Our lawyers have been panel counsel for many insurers, but have also been engaged privately.

Other Professional Malpractice Defense – Real Estate

Real estate professional liability is not limited to agents and brokers. It involves all aspects of the real estate process, including home inspectors, appraisers, and even the lawyers involved in these transactions. Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson has experience in all of these elements of real estate professional liability defense. Our attorneys are uniquely sensitive to every aspect of the real estate arena and best serves the client’s particular needs.