Client Confidentiality and Exceptions and Limitations to Attorney-Client Privilege (On-Demand)

$129.00

Confidentiality vs. Attorney-Client Privilege.  What does each mean and are you up-to-date on your duties as an attorney?  Attorneys are constantly obtaining sensitive information about their clients, witnesses, third parties, and others.  But, what information is protected from disclosure and what information can an attorney disclose freely?  In this seminar, we will explore the ins and outs of confidentiality.  We will review the differences between the attorney-client privilege and confidentiality.  We will review real-life case studies and the adverse consequences of breaching confidentiality and/or the attorney-client privilege.  We will also delve into the work-product doctrine, as well as obtaining consent waivers.  This seminar will provide any practitioner with practical guidance on guarding confidentiality and averting common risks and pitfalls.

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Event Details

Course Type

Original Date Of Course

Course Instructor

Cari Sheehan, Esq.

General Credits

1

Course Description

Confidentiality vs. Attorney-Client Privilege.  What does each mean and are you up-to-date on your duties as an attorney?  Attorneys are constantly obtaining sensitive information about their clients, witnesses, third parties, and others.  But, what information is protected from disclosure and what information can an attorney disclose freely?  In this seminar, we will explore the ins and outs of confidentiality.  We will review the differences between the attorney-client privilege and confidentiality.  We will review real-life case studies and the adverse consequences of breaching confidentiality and/or the attorney-client privilege.  We will also delve into the work-product doctrine, as well as obtaining consent waivers.  This seminar will provide any practitioner with practical guidance on guarding confidentiality and averting common risks and pitfalls.

Syllabus

  1. Confidentiality, Rule 1.6 Overview
  2. Exceptions to Confidentiality
  3. Waiver of Confidentiality
  4. Real-Life Confidentiality Scenarios
  5. Confidentiality and Social Media
  6. Confidentiality and File Retention (current and closed)
  7. Attorney-Client Privilege, Overview
  8. Attorney-Client Privilege and Corporate Counsel
  9. Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege
  10. Exceptions to the Attorney-Client Privilege
  11. Work Product Doctrine

Instructor

Cari Sheehan, Esq.

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