You’ve been sued … by a client you never had … for damages in a case you never worked. You double-check your records. And nope – you’ve never met this person. So, why are they suing you?
Office-sharing opens you to liability. You may find yourself being sued by clients who have never been your clients, and for cases you never worked on. An Alaskan attorney was greeted by a padlocked door one morning. Her officemate hadn’t been paying their payroll tax payments. So, the IRS padlocked the doors.