Divided Loyalties and Good Intentions Snag Two Lawyers in Disciplinary Proceedings

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In two recent but unrelated disciplinary actions, the lawyers’ good intentions did not insulate them from suspension or disbarment. Both lawyers shared confidential information learned from clients – arguably from a desire to redress a perceived wrong rather than from self-interest.

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