Many lawyers do not completely understand the complexity of the attorney-client privilege, thus do not understand exactly which communications are protected and which are not. Lawyers unfamiliar with these principles put themselves at risk for discipline and/or malpractice lawsuits. This article explores the attorney-client privilege looking both at the basic concepts and any potential exceptions, as well as provides tips to prevent ethical violations.
|Pages (from-to)||pages 199-229|
|Journal||The Journal of the Legal Profession, University of Alabama Law Review|
|Volume||VOL. 39, ISSUE 1|
|Issue number||iSSUE 1, Spring 2015|
|State||Published - Apr 2015|