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The Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Doctrine in Pennsylvania, Sixth Edition (Includes Electronic Download)

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Review both the basic and complex issues regarding the privilege

  • Analyze the purpose of the privilege and its elements
  • Distinguish the privilege from the work-product doctrine
  • Understand the privilege both in the corporate context and when an insurer is involved
  • Learn about the risks of inadvertent waiver

Master effectively advising clients to preserve the privilege

  • Learn how to establish, maintain, and protect the privilege
  • Understand when the privilege does not apply so you can counsel your clients accordingly
  • Avoid waiver or limit its impact
  • Protect the privilege even when using email

Get up to speed on the most recent developments

  • The "functional equivalent" doctrine
  • Privilege issues in shareholder derivative actions
  • Communications with former employees of a corporate client
  • The "at-issue" and testamentary exceptions
  • Plus waivers, tactical waivers, work-product waivers, choice of law, and in camera reviews

Table of Contents

1. Statutes
2. Purpose
3. Criteria
4. Client
5. Communications
6. Confidentiality
7. For Purposes of Legal Advice
8. Waiver
9. Practice and Procedure
10. Email and the Attorney-Client Privilege
11. Miscellaneous—Attorney-Client Privilege
12. Work Product
13. Insurance: Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Issues

Table of Cases
Statutory Index
Subject Index

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Published: 6/1/2020
Pages: 250
Size: 6x9

Authors/Faculty

Kevin P. Allen Esq.
Eckert Seamans (Pgh)