Lawyer Ethics and Investigations for and of Clients - Audio Webcast

When:  Apr 28, 2021
- Duty of an attorney to investigate a case before filing a lawsuit
- “Pre-texting” – the ethics of deception  in investigations
- Ethical issues when a lawyer investigates a client – and when it is ethically required
- Conflicts of interest in investigations
- Ethical issues in social media and online searches – and obtaining text messages
- Use of third-party investigators
- Limitations on investigating members of a jury or jury pool
- When investigations go awry – discipline, sanctions, exclusion of evidence obtained
Faculty: Elizabeth Treubert Simon, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, DC and Thomas E. Spahn, McGuireWoods LLP, McLean, VA


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