Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 1:00-2:00pm
Confidentiality sits at the heart of the attorney-client relationship.
Confidential and mostly inviolable communications between a client and attorney are the core of the attorney-client privilege and the attorney’s duty of confidentiality. Though the privilege and the ethical duty are related and often cover similar content, they are distinct.
Understanding the distinction and how the privilege is preserved, especially in a hyper-interconnected electronic law office, are essential to law practice.
This program provides a wide-ranging discussion of important developments related to the attorney-client privilege and the duty of confidentiality.
- Important developments preserving the attorney-client privilege
- Duty of confidentiality developments and relationship to the privilege
- Understanding difference between confidentiality and the attorney-client privilege
- Preserving the privilege when representing joint clients
- Working with client agents and consultants
- Preserving the privilege – and confidentiality – in a hyper-connected electronic world
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