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January 4, 2004

04-06 - Under what circumstances is it permissible for corporate counsel to assert that counsel concurrently represents present and former corporate employees whose testimony is relevant to a claim and ethically preclude opposing counsel's access to those

December 2, 2004

Issue: Under what circumstances is it permissible for corporate counsel to assert that counsel concurrently represents present and former corporate employees whose testimony is relevant to a claim and ethically preclude opposing counsel’s access to those corporate employee witnesses?

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January 4, 2003

03-04 - May a lawyer threaten to present criminal charges against an opposing party or witness during negotiations in a private civil matter?

Issued October 14, 2003

¶1 Issue: May a lawyer threaten to present criminal charges against an opposing party or witness during negotiations in a private civil matter?

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December 30, 2000

00-05 - Where a defendant is being represented by a lawyer appointed by defendant's insurance carrier prior to the entry of any judgment against the defendant, would it be ethical for plaintiff's lawyer to convey a settlement offer proposing that plainti

(Approved December 1, 2000)

¶ 1 Issue: Where a defendant is being represented by a lawyer appointed by defendant’s insurance carrier prior to the entry of any judgment against the defendant, would it be ethical for plaintiff’s lawyer to convey a settlement offer proposing that plaintiff take an assignment of any bad-faith claim that the defendant might have against the insurance carrier in exchange for plaintiff’s agreement not to execute against defendant for amounts exceeding the insurance policy limits?

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December 18, 1997

96-03 - What are the ethical obligations of an attorney who has negotiated an agreement with medical providers on behalf of a personal-injury client whose debts are subsequently discharged in bankruptcy?

(Approved April 26, 1996)

Issue: What are the ethical obligations of an attorney who has negotiated an agreement with medical providers on behalf of a personal-injury client whose debts are subsequently discharged in bankruptcy?

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