Lawyer/Client Privilege and Confidentiality: Important Distinctions and Similarities

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The terms lawyer-client confidentiality and lawyer-client privilege are often used

interchangeably and the differences between them may become somewhat blurred. Although both terms address information related to the client that a lawyer cannot reveal and both are used primarily to protect the client’s ability to confide freely with the lawyer, they are not synonymous. There are several significant differences with regard to their scope, exceptions, and application. This article will discuss the differences

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