Do your state’s rules of professional conduct have the identical ABA version of Rule 5.3?
Answer to relevant QuestionsIf paralegals must comply with their state’s attorney rules of ethics, why do the national paralegal organizations have their own rules of ethics? Do you think the law should prohibit nonlawyers from assisting others who are representing themselves in court? Does your jurisdiction allow the use of independent contracting paralegals? 1. What information did the lawyer learn about the mother that the court considered confidential? 2. Why would it have been confidential if it did not relate to the mother’s claim against the father for back child ...What is the attorney-client privilege? How is it different from the duty of confidentiality?
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