Three Lessons for Lawyers

3 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2011

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Roger Bernhardt

Golden Gate University - School of Law

Christine Tour-Sarkissian


Date Written: November 1, 2008


This article discusses a recent California case illustrating some potential ethical dangers for lawyers as to conflicts of interest, secret profits (while helping a client secure a mortgage loan) and elder abuse claims.

Keywords: Attorney-client relationship, conflict of interest, malpractice, elder abuse, secret profits, Wood v. Jamison

JEL Classification: K11

Suggested Citation

Bernhardt, Roger and Tour-Sarkissian, Christine, Three Lessons for Lawyers (November 1, 2008). Available at SSRN: or

Roger Bernhardt (Contact Author)

Golden Gate University - School of Law ( email )

536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

Christine Tour-Sarkissian

Independent ( email )

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