Taking One for the Team

Carlson, Dennis G.
May 2013
Nebraska Lawyer Magazine;May/Jun2013, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p31
Trade Publication
The article discusses a court case which clarified on whether attorneys are ethically obligated to keep discussions with a prospective client confidential. It states that the plaintiff, Attorney Christopher Cicero, was approached by a prospective client, Edward Rife, whose home was raided and found to contain thousands of dollars worth of Ohio State football memorabilia used to trade for tattoos, and Cicero in turn sent an e-mail to a head football coach divulging information gained from Rife.


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