Volume 10, No. 12 | June 7, 2011

eye on ethics

Q. May a lawyer fulfill the lawyer’s ethical obligations by giving the entire file to the client when representation ends?

A. Yes, in some circumstances. Read Op. Read OP 08-02.


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