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Legal malpractice course manual. by Ronald E. Mallen

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Published by Federal Publications Inc. in [Washington, D.C. (1120 Twentieth St., NW, Washington 20036)] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Lawyers -- Malpractice -- United States,
  • Insurance, Malpractice -- United States

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Edition Notes

Authors: Ronald E. Mallen, Victor B. Levit, Jeffrey M. Smith.

ContributionsLevit, Victor B., Smith, Jeffrey M., 1947-, Federal Publications Inc.
LC ClassificationsKF313 .M292 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3062199M
LC Control Number82158245

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