This is a program you cannot afford to miss!
Every attorney must know and understand the attorney-client privilege and the work-product doctrine. This program will explain the fundamentals and update you on recent significant cases and controversies in Pennsylvania involving both the privilege and the work-product doctrine.
Get an in-depth examination of the privilege
Does the privilege protect purely factual communications?
Does the privilege extend to non-employees, including former employees, of corporate clients?
How does the privilege apply in derivative actions?
Are trial courts obligated to conduct or prohibited from conducting in camera reviews prior to making privilege determinations?
Learn how to distinguish privileged materials from work product.
How do the rules for waiver of the work-product doctrine differ from those for waiver of the privilege?
Give effective advice to clients on preserving the privilege
How to establish and maintain the privilege.
Can lawyers consult with client witnesses during breaks in a deposition?
What constitutes waiver? How can it be avoided? How can it be remedied?
Does Pennsylvania now recognize a fiduciary exception to the privilege?
Clarify the privilege in context of corporations, in-house counsel and electronic communications.
When is common-interest or joint-defense protection available?
Plus – Get the resource you'll refer to again and again.
Special Bonus – Included in your tuition is an electronic copy of The Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Doctrine in Pennsylvania, Seventh Edition.
Recorded in November 2022.