Attorney-Client Privilege (ACP) and Attorney Work-Product (AWP) Protection – Avoiding Waivers in our Digital World

Date: October 23 2019 CLE Credits: 2 General

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Rebroadcast - October 23, 2019

  • 9:00-11:15am PST / 10:00-12:15pm MST / 11:00-1:15pm CST / 12:00-2:15pm EST

Course Description

    This program was recorded on August 29, 2019

    The duty of confidentiality owed by lawyers to their clients is one of the foundations of the attorney-client relationship. In this course, we will discuss communication, underlying facts and some troublesome situations. We will also cover attorney work-product definition, elements and ethical duties.



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    • Robert D. Brownstone
      Robert D. Brownstone has been an attorney for over 30 years. He is also a long-term technologist, thought leader and law school adjunct professor. For almost 20 years, Robert has practiced at Silicon-Valley-based Fenwick & West LLP, where he been the Technology & eDiscovery Counsel and Electronic-Information-Management (EIM) Group Chair since 2011. Working out of the firm’s San Francisco, New York and Silicon Valley Center offices, Robert advises clients and colleagues on electronic-discovery, information-security, data-privacy (including GDPR), retention-destruction policies and social-media risks and rewards. Since 2002, he has been a nationwide advisor, conference-chair, speaker, writer and press resource on many electronic information topics. Over the past decade, Robert has taught more than ten Electronic Discovery Law & Process courses at four law schools around the country.

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        • 2 General Credits
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      1. Privilege & Work-Product Overview
      2. Data Security & Breaches
      3. Email “Netiquette”
      4. Avoiding Waiver Via Inadvertent Disclosure
      5. Litigation/eDiscovery
        1. Employees’ Own Privilege
        2. Care & Claw-backs

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