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Unformatted text preview: Holding: No. The retainer agreement that the plaintiff signed does not cover legal malpractice Rationale: If the phrase any other aspect of our attorney-client relationship stood alone then the defendants argument would have been compelling. However, it doesnt stand alone. It goes along with the other clauses. The law should not forfeit a valuable right to waiver a jury trial. When the client is not aware of the existent arbitration or it implications, the client is said to have real choice in selecting arbitration if he/she is notified or explained to only. The defendant simply got a signature not an agreement. Result: Affirmed...
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- Spring '11