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Pennsylvania Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Doctrine 2022

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STARTWed., Nov. 02, 2022
9:00 AM
ENDWed., Nov. 02, 2022
12:15 PM
CLE 0 sub/3 eth PRICE Regular: $279.00
New Attorney: $140.00
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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 a copy of The Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Doctrine in Pennsylvania, Seventh Edition.

Attendees will receive both a print copy of the PBI Press book and a digital copy via electronic download. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

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Kevin P. Allen Esq. Duane Morris LLP (Pgh)
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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