The attorney-client privilege
protects the confidentiality
of information given by a
client to his or her lawyer.
Rule 1.6(a) of the Rules of
Professional Conduct provides
that “a lawyer shall
not reveal confidential information
relating to representation
of a client unless the client
consents after consultation,
except for disclosures that
are impliedly authorized in
order to carry out the representation
. . . . “ There are
very narrow exceptions to
that broad restriction, such
as prevention of a crime or
We emphasize to our staff the
importance of preventing even
an unintended compromise to
the confidences that our clients
entrust in us.
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