Screening? Consider the Clients
Susan R. Martyn
University of Toledo - College of Law
The Practical Litigator, p. 47, July 2008
The proposal to amend Model Rule 1.10 to allow involuntary screening of lawyers should be defeated. Public trust in the legal professional can only be maintained if client consent is a prerequisite to screening a law firm lawyer.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 7
Keywords: Screens, Conflict of Interest, Former Clients, Current Clients, Disqualification, Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers, Side-Switching, Ethics 2000, Informed Consent, Law FirmsAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 10, 2008 ; Last revised: May 11, 2012
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