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Lawyers may transmit unencryted e-mail

Source | 2017-06-26T18:41:16+00:00 May 5th, 2001|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A lawyer may transmit information relating to the representation of a client by encrypted or unencrypted e-mail sent over the Internet without violating HRPC 1.6(a). See Formal Opinion 40.  This mode of transmission affords a reasonable expectation of privacy from a technological and legal standpoint. (April 26, 2001).