Practical Guidance for Preserving Privilege and Reducing Waivers
In today's fast-paced world, keeping sensitive information on lockdown is no easy task. Given that small missteps often lead to serious repercussions, attorneys must have an acute understanding of how to protect privileged information, work product, and client confidentiality. Join our esteemed faculty as they guide you through the rules you need to know to maintain an ethical practice - register today!
Learn how to navigate the boundaries of the work-product doctrine and attorney-client privilege.
Explore how the rules of client confidentiality apply during and outside of active representation.
Get defensible strategies for preventing and handling potential waiver issues.
Gain practical insights for maintaining privilege logs.
Discover how to safeguard privileged information during internal investigations.
Attorney-Client Privilege vs. Work Product vs. Confidentiality
The Extent and Boundaries of the Attorney-Client Relationship
Peter L. Ostermiller is a sole practitioner concentrating in legal ethics and professional responsibility matters. Mr. Ostermiller represents attorneys in disciplinary and reinstatement proceedings, judges in judicial ethics matters, and bar exam applicants. He has also represented parties in attorney’s fee dispute proceedings, attorneys in legal proceedings in which sanctions have been sought against the attorney, represented parties in attorney disqualification proceedings, and counseled lawyers and law firms in their respective rights, responsibilities and duties to other attorneys and their clients. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association and the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. Mr. Ostermiller served on the Kentucky Bar Association's Ethics 2000 Committee which proposed changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct to the KBA, which resulted in the July 2009 revisions to the Ethics Rules. He graduated with his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Louisville.
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