No. 1,247 Summary: Apple deserves praise from lawyers for seeking to protect our privacy. The security system which Apple refuses to compromise, helps us fulfill our ethical duty to protect client information. Lawyers, like other professionals, have an ethical duty to protect client confidential information. While we have been told that any system can be […]
In this very unusual case, an attorney for a non-profit alerted the Attorney General’s Office of a potential diversion of funds by the non-profit client. This presents a unique ethical dilemma, because it is an apparent violation of the lawyer-client privilege.