Representation of more than one client in the same matter:
Safeguards for the lawyer against the inherent potential conflicts of interest, confidentiality issues, and privilege problems lurking in almost every joint representation.
Ethics Issues that arise in witness preparation
nine areas of witness preparation, there is relatively little danger of overstepping ethical bounds. Eight otherareas present some harder questions about witness preparation.
Duties of the lawyer in preparing witnesses for deposition; distinguishing between preparation (which is appropriate) and coaching or influencing testimony (which is not). Make the witness's testimony better without violating ethics rules. Understa..
Limitations on interviewing current or former employees of an opposing party,. compensating fact witnesses for their time spent in preparing for or giving depositions; cautions about taking discovery from a current client of your firm; ethical barrie..
Ethical considerations in tapping into jurors' social; media: How far can you go in examining social media posted by prospective or
sitting jurors for information in selection or disqualification of