- by LuBu
Thus, a lawyer can’t evade the requirement of acquiring the consent of counsel by closing their eyes to the obvious. Generally, rule 7.2-8 precludes contact solely with these actively involved in a matter. For instance, in a litigation matter, it doesn’t preclude contact with mere witnesses. Further, communications with persons within the company or organization are not barred merely by advantage of the likelihood that their info might constitute “admissions” in the evidentiary sense. Fairness does not require the presence of a company’s or group’s authorized practitioner every time an individual inside the company or group could make a statement admissible in proof in opposition to it.
The lawyer should hold the shopper’s papers and different property out of sight as nicely as out of reach of those not entitled to see them and will, topic to any rights of lien, promptly return them to the consumer upon request or …Read More