The Ethical Boundaries of the Attorney-Client Privilege

Elizabeth A Campbell, Tanya Marcum

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)pages 199-229
JournalThe Journal of the Legal Profession, University of Alabama Law Review
VolumeVOL. 39, ISSUE 1
Issue numberiSSUE 1, Spring 2015
StatePublished - Apr 2015


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