January 01, 2016

Scruples: Substantially Related Matters and Ethics Screens

Although many states permit screens to avoid imputation when a lawyer changes firms, the screening must still be done correctly.

Michael Downey

Approaching Ethox at lunch, Paradox said, “I need more guidance. Earlier, I shared that we represent Wife in a divorce. Nemesis represents Husband. Then we learned a lawyer has joined Nemesis’s firm who previously represented Wife in a business dispute.”

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