Please Note: This event has already taken place.
Privacy and Privilege When Communicating With Clients Via Email
Thursday, October 6, 2011
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA
Sara Jane Shanahan, litigation
partner at Sherin and Lodgen LLP, and Debra Squires-Lee, a
litigation partner who specializes in legal malpractice defense at Sherin and
Lodgen LLP, will discuss recent case law and ABA Ethics Opinions relating to
email communications with clients. In particular, Formal Opinions 11-459
and 11-460 issued by the ABA's Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional
Responsibility this summer address: (1) an attorney's ethical obligations and
duty of care when communicating with a client via email or other electronic
means; and (2) an attorney's ethical and legal obligations when receiving copies
of a third party's email communications with counsel.
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