The Assertion of Attorney Client Privilege by Counsel in Legal Malpractice Cases - Policy, Privilege and the Search for Truth in Cases Involving Implied Waivers


Waiver of attorney-client privilege frequently arises as an issue in legal malpractice cases. Discovery or privileged communications between client and counsel may show that attorneys other than the malpractice defendant played a substantial role in bringing about the client's loss.


Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Date of this Version

January 2007