Docket No. S021074.

2 Cal.4th 606 (1992)

828 P.2d 691

7 Cal. Rptr.2d 550

JERI EMMET LAIRD, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. SIDNEY G. BLACKER, as Administrator, etc., et al., Defendants and Appellants.

Supreme Court of California.

May 7, 1992.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


Horvitz & Levy, Ellis J. Horvitz, David S. Ettinger and Federic D. Cohen for Defendants and Appellants.

Francis C. Pizzulli and Charlotte E. Costan for Plaintiff and Respondent.

King & Seligsohn and Stephen Scott King as Amici Curiae on behalf of Plaintiff and Respondent.



We granted review to determine whether the one-year statute of limitations for attorney malpractice actions under Code of Civil Procedure section 340.6, subdivision (a) (all further statutory references are to this code unless otherwise stated) is tolled during the time the client appeals from the underlying judgment on which the claim of malpractice is based.

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