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The Lawyers' Lawyer Newsletter - Recent Developments in Risk Management - March 2015

March 5, 2015

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Attorney-Client Privilege — Communications With Law Firm General Counsel

Palmer v. Superior Court, 231 Cal. App. 4th 1214 (2014)

Risk Management Issue: Does the attorney-client privilege apply to communications between attorneys and their law firm's general counsel concerning disputes with a current client who later sues the firm for legal malpractice?

Lawyers' Professionalism — Lawyers' Communications With Adversaries — Threatening Professional Discipline

IA Ethics OP 14-02 (Oct. 24, 2014)

Risk Management Issue: Is it unethical to call another lawyer "unethical" or to threaten a lawyer with a bar complaint if the lawyer refuses to alter his or her actions in a matter?

Rules of Discovery — Requests for Admissions — Communications With Clients

Crowe et al., v. Tweten, E058311, slip. op., Cal. Ct. App. 4th Dist. (Dec. 29, 2014)

Risk Management Issue: What can law firms do to prevent the filing of incorrect papers with the court?

Download or read the complete newsletter here: The Lawyers' Lawyer Newsletter - March 2015

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.