According to the July 2012 issueof SmartMoney magazine, the three types of attorneys who are most likely to be sued for malpractice are (1) personal injury attorneys; (2) real estate attorneys; and (3) family or divorce attorney.  It is simple to check whether your prospective Maryland attorney has been sued for legal malpractice.  Use the Maryland Judiciary Case Search at and conduct a search of the attorney or law firm using “defendant”  as the “Party Type”.