October 23, 2012
Where Does It End? - Duties to Former Clients
The recent efforts to amend Model Rule 1.10 to permit screening of private lawyers moving to new law firms have brought renewed focus on a lawyer's duties to former clients. This panel will review recurring issues regarding former clients, including the limits of the duty of loyalty, the scope of substantial relationship, and the continued vitality of the “appearance of impropriety” in cases involving former clients.
The Center for Professional Responsibility