Stanley R. Lerner

Top rated professional liability attorney in Phoenix, Arizona

Stanley R. Lerner, P.C.
Stanley R. Lerner
Stanley R. Lerner, P.C.

Practice Areas: Professional liability

Licensed in Arizona since: 1978

Education: Gonzaga University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019

Stanley R. Lerner, P.C.

202 E Earll Dr
Suite 490
Phoenix, AZ 85012 Phone: 602-279-3400 Email: Stanley R. Lerner Visit website


Stanley R. Lerner has practiced law in Arizona from 1978 and for over 30 years. Mr. Lerner’s practice focuses on suing lawyers in Arizona for legal malpractice. Attorney malpractice in Arizona occurs when individuals and businesses suffer financial damages because of lawyer negligence or breach of fiduciary duty.  Many of the cases of Arizona legal malpractice are referred to Mr. Lerner by other lawyers.

Mr. Lerner has a Martindale-Hubbell AV rating.  An AV rating means a lawyer is highly rated in legal knowledge and professionalism.

Suing lawyers in Arizona for legal malpractice includes suits based on both violation of the standard of care (lawyer negligence) and violation of standard of conduct (lawyer breach of fiduciary duty; for example, conflicts of interest).

Mr. Lerner has experience on the issues of standard of care and standard of conduct of  because he has tried cases to juries on the issue of lawyer malpractice, served as an expert witness on lawyer negligence, and serves as a volunteer lawyer member of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge panel hearing cases on lawyer misconduct. As a volunteer lawyer panel member Mr. Lerner was appointed by the Arizona Supreme Court to serve on cases involving attorney discipline and lawyer misconduct.

Areas of Arizona legal malpractice damages: failure to file suits within the Statute of Limitations (filed too late); Errors in business and real estate transactions (incorrect documents, failure to secure debt, and advice);  Trusts and Estates legal malpractice (failure to properly supervise and prepare estate palnning documents);  Bodily Injury (filing the cases too late or improper preparation of the case); Conflicts of Interests and Breach of Fiduciary Duty; and Divorce (failure to secure fair division of property and debts).

Legal malpractice cases in Arizona are commonly accepted on a contingent free basis or on a basis of a hybrid consisting of a reduced hourly rate plus a reduced contingent fee. 

In addition to handling Arizona legal malpractice lawsuits to sue lawyers in Arizona, Stanley R. Lerner P.C. provides legal services in the following areas:

    • Arizona Accountant Malpractice (contingent fee available) 
    • Arizona Personal Injury  (contingent fee with free consultation)
    • Arizona Real Estate litigation (hourly fee)
    • Arizona Contract litigation (hourly and contingent fee)

First Admitted: 1976, Pennsylvania

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer lawyer panel  member Presiding Discliplinary Judge
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Volunteer panel member Presiding Discliplinary Judge
Industry Groups:
  • Accounting Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Suing lawyers in Phoenix for attorney malpractice

Office location for Stanley R. Lerner

202 E Earll Dr
Suite 490
Phoenix, AZ 85012


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019

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