Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Be Wary of Ethical Pitfalls

Most lawyers take the rules of professional responsibility seriously and try to comply with them.  Some ethical rules are fairly obvious, such as the rules requiring lawyers to safeguard confidential client information and to properly handle client funds.  Other ethical rules can be overlooked by lawyers who are so caught up in what they are doing that they lose sight of their ethical obligations.  Three common ethical pitfalls are discussed in my recent blog post on the Lawyer & Statesman website, "Ethical Pitfalls Every Lawyer Should Watch Out For," which can be accessed by clicking on this link.