I work for a midsized law firm. In representing a client, an ethical issue arose about the firm's handling of the client's case. This firm has a lawyer the firm consults regularly on ethical issues. If I call this lawyer, do I have a duty to disclose this to the client?
While there is no duty to disclose consultation ?with an ethics lawyer to a client, there is a duty ?to disclose any ethical breaches.
The Legal Intelligencer
November 13, 2012
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