2018 DRI Webinars

DRI3477 - No Tell/Do Tell: The ABA’s Recent Ethics Opinions on Attorney Communications with the Public and the Client

Oct 4, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Oct 4, 2018 1:00pm

Standard: $50.00

Description

Two Formal Opinions from the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility discuss a lawyer’s obligation regarding information relating to a client in the course of a representation.  Formal Opinion 480 clarifies the limits on a lawyer’s ability to publicly discuss or blog about a client’s case.  On the other hand, Formal Opinion 481discusses when a lawyer must tell a client about a mistake made during a representation.


Objectives:

  • Don’t talk
  • Do talk
  • Know the difference

Speaker(s):

Tags: ethics

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