Unanimous jury gives Jim Kjar and Rick Wirick defense verdict in legal malpractice trial

Jim Kjar collected his second legal malpractice jury verdict in the last 2 months in a Riverside courthouse. Plaintiff claimed that Kjar’s client committed legal malpractice, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and misappropriation of funds regarding 3 separate matters the attorney handled for her. After a 3 week trial the jury found for the defendant 12-0. Kjar called preeminent legal and medical experts in defense of his client. Kjar obtained a directed verdict on 2 of the 5 claims brought against the lawyer defendant.