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ABA Journal December 2002, Page 62 Ethics THE LESS YOU KNOW ... New Model Rule Clarifies Obligations to Prospective Clients Elizabeth Cohen Copyright © 2002 by American Bar Association; Elizabeth Cohen A potential new client consults you about a legal problem but doesn't hire you. Later, someone else comes to discuss the same legal problem and asks you to represent him. He will be opposing the person who had earlier consulted you. Problem? After all, you never represented that first person. But...