Thomas Mason presented “Confidentiality Obligations Under the D.C. Rules of Professional Conduct” at the D.C. Bar. The presentation covered important ethical topics related to the specific confidentiality obligations under the DC Rules of Professional Conduct. The presentation sought to answer questions such as which jurisdiction’s ethics rules apply, how the duty of confidentiality is triggered, when the obligation of confidentiality starts and ends, what conduct is prohibited for attorneys, and what information is covered. The presentation also discussed the distinction between attorney client privilege and confidentiality under Rule 1.6 specifically.
May 11, 2017