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Daniel E. Eaton, Publisher of Ethics Quarterly, is a partner in the law firm of Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, and a former Chairman of the San Diego County Bar Association’s Legal Ethics Committee. The views expressed here are his own. Comments on the list may be sent to him at eaton@scmv.com. This Commentary original appeared in Vol. 9, Issue No. 4 of Ethics Quarterly. All issues of Volume 9, as well as a cumulative index of Ethics Quarterly, may be accessed at scmv.com.

ETHICS QUARTERLY

ETHICS QUARTERLY

Among the questions answered by rulings abstracted in this issue of Ethics Quarterly are: •     Does the tripartite attorney-client privilege among an attorney, an insured, and an insurer apply where a title insurer exercises its right under an insurance policy to retain counsel for its insured, a bank, to bring an equitable subrogation action based […]

The Top 10 California Legal Ethics Rulings of 2012

The Top 10 California Legal Ethics Rulings of 2012

Volume 9 of Ethics  Quarterly abstracted 49 rulings  from California state and federal courts. The issues addressed in the ten most significant ethics-related rulings  abstracted in this volume (one of the cases is actually from the very end of 2011, too late to be included on last year’s list) range from the discoverability of attorney-directed […]

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