Nos. 90-1254, 90-1313.

933 F.2d 1066 (1991)

Kay PINKHAM, Plaintiff, Appellee, v. John A. BURGESS, Defendant, Appellant. Kay I. PINKHAM, Plaintiff, Appellant, v. John A. BURGESS, Defendant, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided May 22, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lon A. Berk with whom Bert J. Capone and Peabody & Arnold were on brief, Boston, Me., for John A. Burgess.

Steven R. Smith, Portland, Me., for Kay Pinkham.

Before CAMPBELL, Circuit Judge, COFFIN and BOWNES, Senior Circuit Judges.

COFFIN, Senior Circuit Judge.

Both parties appeal from a judgment on a jury verdict awarding plaintiff Kay Pinkham damages on her claim of negligent representation by defendant attorney John Burgess. We affirm.

I. Background

In early 1980, Kay Pinkham was arrested for forging a stock certificate with the name of Maurice Rodrigue, a principal stockholder in the corporation that Pinkham and several others had jointly established. The complaining...

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