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A Lawyer's Ethical Obligations To Return Ex-Client's Property
A Lawyer's Ethical Obligations To Return Ex-Client's Property


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In this important 1-hour, January 15, 2016 program, Patrick M. Connors, Esquire explains the ethical obligations of a lawyer to return the property, including papers, of a former client.

Mr. Connors is a Professor at Albany Law School where he teaches, inter alia, Legal Ethics. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Professional Ethics and a highly-respected speaker, author, frequent expert witness, and consultant on attorney ethics and legal malpractice.

Major topics include:
ABA Model Rule 1.15: Safekeeping Property
ABA Model Rule 1.16: Declining Or Terminating Representation
Restatement (Third) Of The Law Governing Lawyers
ABA Informal Ethics Opinion 1376 (1977)
ABA Formal Opinion 471 (2015)
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