24 February 2014

Sacramento Divorce and Family Law Firm Woodruff, O'Hair & Posner & Salinger Sued for $1 Million in Legal Malpractice Case

Judge Robert Hight – Judge Bunmi Awoniyi – Judge Steven Gevercer – Judge Tami Bogert – Judge James Mize – Vance Raye - Victoria Henley CJP - Judge Thadd Blizzard -Divorce Lawyer Tom Woodruff Temporary Judge - Divorce Lawyer Bob O'Hair Temporary Judge - Divorce Lawyer Jeff Posner Temporary Judge - Divorce Lawyer Paula Salinger Temporary Judge Sacramento County Superior Court - A Sacramento law firm specializing in family law Woodruff, O'Hair, Posner & Salinger, Inc. - attorney misconduct lawyer misconduct State Bar of California State Bar Court Rules of Professional Conduct Judge Peter J. McBrien Sacramento Family Law Court Judge James Mize Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Robert Hight - Judge Matthew Gary - Commission on Judicial Performance California Supreme Court Tani Cantil-Sakauye - Benjamin B. Wagner – Melinda Haag – Jayne Kim – Victoria B. Henley – Elaine M. Howle - Sacramento Federal Court Eastern District of California – United States Courts, US District Court Sacramento, Judge William B. Shubb, Judge Edmund F. Brennan, Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr, Judge Carolyn K. Delaney, Judge Morrison C. England Jr, Judge Gregory G. Hollows, Judge John A. Mendez, Judge Kendall J. Newman, Judge Troy L. Nunley, Judge Allison Claire, Judge Dale A. Drozd, Judge Lawrence K. Karlton, Judge Kimberly J. Mueller, United States Attorney Benjamin Wagner, Judge Kevin R. Culhane – Hon. Kevin R Culhane – Judge Kevin Culhane -
Prominent family law firm Woodruff, O'Hair, Posner & Salinger is being sued for more than $1 million in damages for legal malpractice in connection with a family court case. Divorce attorneys Thomas Woodruff, Robert O'Hair, Jeffrey Posner and Paula Salinger are partners at the firm, and all hold the office of temporary judge in Sacramento County Superior Court.

Nationally recognized legal malpractice attorney Edward Freidberg last week filed a first amended complaint in a malpractice lawsuit alleging more than $1 million in damages against well known Sacramento family law firm Woodruff, O'Hair & Posner, Inc., and firm partner D. Thomas Woodruff. The full court filing is embedded at the end of this article.

The alleged malpractice occurred in 2001 and the firm is now known as Woodruff, O'Hair, Posner & Salinger. Partners Tom Woodruff, Bob O'Hair, Jeff Posner and Paula Salinger have been involved in a number of other controversies, including filing counterfeit court documents, attempting to obtain a final dissolution judgment while an appeal in the same case was pending, filing documents not in compliance with state law, and, according to family court watchdogs, collusion with family court judges.

To continue reading, and to view the first amended complaint, click Read more >> below...
Woodruff, O'Hair, Posner and Salinger each hold the office of temporary judge in Sacramento County Superior Court. Family court whistleblowers charge that in exchange for running the court's settlement conference program, judge pro tem attorneys receive preferential treatment from full-time judges, and that the arrangement deprives the public of the federally protected right to honest services, a federal crime.

For our coverage of the firm and partners, click the corresponding labels below the first amended complaint for legal malpractice, or click here.

Click to visit Sacramento Family Court News on: Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Scribd, Vimeo, and Twitter. For additional reporting on the people and issues in this post, click the corresponding labels below the document: