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The Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Doctrine in Pennsylvania, 7th Edition (eBook)

Available: In Stock
Price: $69.00
Item Code: 11589-EBP


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

  • Communications with prospective clients
  • Application of the privilege to the subject matter of communications
  • The “primary purpose” as legal advice to qualify for the privilege
  • The prohibition against attorneys’ self-determination of waiver
  • The prohibition against “attorneys’ eyes only” disclosures
  • Work product on behalf of defunct corporate clients
  • and more!

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

Practice Areas
Published: 10/5/2022
Pages: 260
Size: Other


Kevin P. Allen Esq.
Duane Morris LLP (Pgh)
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