Utah Ethics Advisory Opinion No. 00-01

 Office of Professional Conduct

Topic: Ethical obligations to protect client confidentiality in the use of Internet e-mail communications


A lawyer may, in ordinary circumstances, use unencrypted Internet e-mail to transmit client confidential information without violating the Utah Rules of Professional Conduct.


Rule: Utah Rule of Professional Conduct 1.6


Cited Opinion: American Bar Association Formal Opinion No. 99-413


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