Hawkins Parnell aggressively defends against all kinds of claims against professionals and those for whom they work, including malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation, sexual misconduct, professional grievances, and licensure issues. Our clients include Fortune 500 senior directors and officers as well as professionals of every stripe. There are few professions as to which we do not have experience as our team has represented:

  • Accountants
  • Aestheticians
  • Appraisers
  • Architects and Engineers
  • Attorneys
  • Cemetery Managers
  • Claims professionals and Third party administrators
  • Counselors and Psychologists
  • Dentists, Oral Surgeons, and Orthodontists
  • Funeral directors and Funeral homes
  • Home Inspectors
  • Hospitals
  • Hoteliers
  • Insurance Agents, Brokers and Underwriters
  • Massage and Physical Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Officers and Directors
  • Physicians
  • Property Managers
  • Real Estate Agents and Brokers
  • Social Workers
  • Surveyors
  • Teachers and School Administrators

We recognize that there are unique interests at risk and at-issue in these cases. Because our team has tried hundreds of cases to verdict in courts of law and alternative dispute venues and litigated thousands more, we are able to call upon our extensive expertise to protect those special interests and bring closure to litigation/claims in cost-effective and often creative ways.

Legal Malpractice

We defend attorneys against all varieties of legal malpractice allegations, including claims arising out of multi-million dollar class-action securities claims, divorce and child custody disputes, business and real estate transactions, wrongful foreclosures, product liability cases, estate planning and will contests, criminal defense, bankruptcy, civil rights, conspiracy and general civil litigation. Our team also assists clients formally and informally in responding to bar grievances at all levels and frequently counsel law firms and lawyers on professional ethics and liability issues and sanctions. In addition, lawyers turn to our firm to negotiate partnership dissolutions and withdrawals. 

Medical Malpractice

Hawkins Parnell defends physicians, hospitals, nurses, and other medical care providers against medical malpractice litigation. Our team has tried more than 75 cases to verdict, litigated more than 450 cases, and served as lead counsel in more than 1,000 depositions. The group is supplemented by a team of Registered Nurses who consult with experts and witnesses on medical issues.