Clients are given a degree of confidentiality for all correspondence and details the client receives in the process of representation while consulting with an attorney. It preserves your right to privacy by keeping your sensitive information private and ensuring that lawyers not only collect the most important data, but that all information is correct. To ensure the highest degree of consistency with our commitments, our lawyers take care to ensure that we protect all information collected through documentation or conversation. Contact Colombo Law today if you or your loved one has been involved in an accident or incident and are seeking an experienced attorney.
Since attorney-client privacy and attorney-client privilege both have the ultimate purpose of protecting the information of consumers, there are some parallels between the two about how and when information can be revealed. Generally speaking, all attorney-client privacy and privilege must be maintained before the client gives permission to reveal the details. Furthermore, when representation ends, the data will still remain private. In other terms, even though representation has ended, lawyers are still under the obligation to keep your personal details confidential.
Although confidentiality of attorney-client and attorney client privilege both protect the details shared with your lawyer, they serve numerous purposes.
Attorney-client confidentiality prohibits attorneys from being required to share the data with others. In other cases or investigations, law enforcement agents, insurance firms, or judges also try to ask lawyers for information that is revealed to benefit them. In these cases, the right covers the client and the counsel. It also prohibits any work-related details that an attorney produces in the process of litigation from being disclosed. Work-related material, often referred to as a work product, can include notes taken during meetings or mental observations or tactics recorded and intended to be used by lawyers at trial.
Confidentiality of attorney clients is a professional ethics regulation that regulates the ethical responsibilities of lawyers. Confidentiality laws specify that, for privacy purposes, lawyers are forbidden from revealing any information, unless it is commonly known to others. If information is known by a majority of people, under the law, it can lose confidentiality. Our lawyers never, however, reveal details gathered in the course of representation because we know that it could be a detriment to the consumer. In maintaining privacy and professionalism, this keeps our lawyers to the highest level, which provides a secure atmosphere. However, in certain cases, as required by law, we are required to report such information.