ABA Formal Opinion 480

American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility


Topic: Confidentiality Obligations for Lawyer Blogging and Other Public Commentary


Lawyers who blog or engage in other public commentary may not reveal information relating to a representation, including information contained in a public record, unless authorized by a provision of the Model Rules.”


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Model Rule of Professional Conduct: 1.8; 1.6(a)(b); 3.5; 3.6


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