X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

While this attorney liability column often touches on ethical concerns, I intend to do so only in relation to civil liability. For example, this column previously addressed Maritrans GP v. Pepper Hamilton & Scheetz, 529 Pa. 241, 602 A.2d 1277, 1283 (Pa.1992), which stands for the proposition that an attorney's violation of the Rules of Professional Conduct does not give rise to a per se civil cause of action but instead allows the RPC to set a legal standard upon which its claimed deviation's causation may inform civil liability. This month's article will be no different. It is not intended to give ethical advice (for that, you should turn to Samuel Stretton's weekly Ethics Forum).

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at customercare@alm.com

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2018 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.