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The Lawyers' Lawyer Newsletter - Recent Developments in Risk Management - December 2013

December 16, 2013

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Lawyer With Disabilities — Duty of Disclosure to Clients 

Moye White LLP v. David I. Beren, 2013 WL 2454060 (Colo.App., June 6, 2013) 

Risk Management Issue: What duties does a law firm have to disclose information about the medical and arrest history of one of its attorneys to clients for whom the attorney has provided services?

Conflicts of Interest — Representing Corporate Entities

Kentucky Bar Association v. Hines, 399 S.W.3d 750 (Ky. 2013)

Risk Management Issue: What are the professional and ethical duties of an attorney representing a corporation when a conflict arises between the corporation and its constituents?

E-Mail Communications Between Clients and a Departing Attorney

The Philadelphia Bar Association Professional Guidance Committee, Opinion 2013-4 (Sept. 2013)

Risk Management Issue: What are a law firm's ethical duties in handling the email account of a departing attorney?

Download or read the complete newsletter here: The Lawyers' Lawyer Newsletter - December 2013

This newsletter has been prepared by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. It is not intended to provide legal advice for a specific situation or to create an attorney-client relationship.