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State Bar lobbies around ruling

In legislature's closing days, bar persuades lawmakers to ban assignment of legal malpractice claims

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It took eight days for the State Bar of Georgia to turn a failure at the Supreme Court of Georgia into a success at the General Assembly. State Bar President Robin Frazer Clark (above) said she began seeking a legislative remedy the same day the state Supreme Court ruled that legal malpractice claims are assignable.

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