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see Confidentiality

  • Disclosure of Information to Prosecutor When Lawyer's Former Client Brings Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claim, Formal Opinion 10-456
see also Fees
see also Client perjury
see also Communication with corporate employees
  • Misconduct discovered during in-house ethics consultation must be disclosed to the client if it is related to the representation, Formal Opinion 08-453
  • Fact of In-House ethics consultation need not be communicated to client unless the results require informing the client, Formal Opinion 08-453


see also Disclosure

see also In-house counsel

see also Division of fees, Arbitration and Mediation

see also Corporate counsel


  • Advising client about contact with opposing party not misconduct Formal Opinion 11-461

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