Posts tagged ‘legal ethics’

Rules for a Civilized Law Firm Departure

    Formal Opinion 116 of the Colorado Bar Association Legal Ethics Committee (cobar.org) is an excellent guide to the legal ethics considerations surrounding a lawyer’s…

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Ethics are There to Protect Attorneys, Too: A Look at How Rule 254 Can Help Us All

We always discuss ethical obligations as a protection to our clients. We owe a duty to our clients to follow the rules, to protect their confidentiality,…

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Ethical Dilemmas or A No Good, Terrible, Bad Day

  On August 1, you purchased additional storage space on icloud.com. Proud as punch, you eliminated your backup server in your office, the need for a…

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An Ethical Practice in Today’s Electronic World

  A funny thing happened on the way to my law office. Everything changed. When I first began practicing law, there were some attorneys to whom…

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Client-Drafted Engagement Letters and Outside Counsel Policies: Ethical and Other Dilemmas

A Quarterly Ethics Column Institutional clients—corporations, large nonprofits, universities, and government entities—increasingly attempt to dictate the terms of the engagement through client-drafted engagement letters and outside…

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