Handle Privilege with Complete Confidence
Are you up to date on the proper application of attorney-client privilege rules? Do you know what constitutes work-product and how it's protected? Gain a clear understanding of current guidelines covering privilege and learn valuable techniques for preventing negligence. Register today!
- Know what is and isn't covered under attorney-client privilege - find out how the courts are interpreting the rules.
- Get an update on the application of the work-product doctrine rule.
- Learn how inadvertent waivers of privilege occur.
- Get practical guidance for guarding confidentiality and avert common risks.
Session Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern
Presenter: Richard S. Koblentz
- CLIENT CONFIDENTIALITY
- Attorney Duty to Confidentiality
- Confidentiality in Communication with Clients and Third Parties
- Guarding Confidentiality: Tough and Interesting Scenarios
- Waivers and Exceptions
- Confidentiality and File Retention of Current and Closed Files
- ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE RULES
- Attorney-Client Privilege Overview
- Scope on "Attorney-Client Relationship" Relevant to Privilege
- Joint Privilege
- Work-Product Doctrine
- Common Interest Privilege (Joint Defense Privilege)
- Attorney-Client Privilege Issues for Corporate Counsel
- Clients' Right to Waive Privilege
- Legislative and Case Law Update
- PRACTICAL PRIVILEGE CONSIDERATIONS
- Privilege vs. Work-Product
- Exceptions to Privilege
- Unintentional Waivers of Privilege
- Dealing with Privileged Materials in Discovery
- Privilege Logs
- Inadvertent Disclosure (Fed. R. Evid. 502)
This legal ethics briefing is designed for attorneys. It will also benefit in-house counsel, law office administrators and paralegals.