Legal Ethics Expert

Mr. Muñoz is a Certified Specialist Legal Malpractice Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization with over 20 years of experience defending attorneys against claims of legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty. Mr. Muñoz is currently a member of the California State Bar Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct (“COPRAC”) where the Committee interprets and issues opinions regarding legal ethics and the California Rules of Professional Conduct. Mr. Muñoz also serves as an arbitrator for the State Bar’s Mandatory Fee Arbitration program.

Mr. Muñoz previously served as the Chair for the Legal Malpractice Law Advisory Commission for the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization responsible for preparing and grading the legal malpractice law legal specialization examination as well as assessing the qualifications of potential applicants seeking the legal malpractice specialization designation and recertification. He has presented locally and nationally on issues of legal malpractice, conflicts of interests and legal ethics and regularly contributes a column in the Association of Defense Counsel for Northern California and Nevada’s Defense Comment entitled “The Lawyer’s Lawyer” addressing issues of legal malpractice avoidance and legal ethics.

With this wealth of experience, Mr. Munoz provides expert witness testimony in legal malpractice matters on the issues of standard of care, conflicts of interests, legal ethics, and the reasonableness of attorney’s fees.

Legal Ethics Expert

Fee Schedule

Expert witness services are billed at a straight hourly rate of $500.