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"Beginning with the formation of the attorney-client relationship, the book proceeds through topics including attorneys' fees, malpractice and ineffective assistance of counsel, confidentiality and privilege rules, conflicts of interest, witness perjury and litigation misconduct, advertisi...

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Main Author: Wendel, W. Bradley, 1969-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Wolters Kluwer, [2016]
Edition:Fifth edition
Series:Examples & explanations series
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Table of Contents:
  • The many ways of regulating lawyers
  • Formation and termination
  • Aspects of an ongoing relationship
  • Attorneys' fees and transactions with clients
  • Representing entities and groups
  • Incompetence: remedies for malpractice and constitutional ineffectiveness
  • Confidentiality and secrecy
  • Attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine
  • Professional duty of confidentiality
  • Perjury in civil and criminal litigation: the lawyer's "trilemma"
  • Attorney conduct in litigation: forensic tactics, fair and foul
  • The client fraud problem
  • Overview of conflicts of interest
  • Concurrent conflicts
  • Concurrent conflicts issues in specific contexts
  • Former-client conflicts and migratory lawyers
  • Personal-interest conflicts
  • Attracting clients : advertising and solicitation
  • The organized bar
  • The judicial role