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Lawyers who participate in Internet discussion groups should avoid including any confidential information that could be associated with a particular case or controversy

Lawyers who participate in Internet discussion groups should avoid including any confidential information that could be associated with a particular case or controversy. Postings that give identifying details about cases can result in problems such as waiver of work product protection or inadvertent communications with judges involved on a case. Los Angeles Cty. Bar. Ass’n. Professional Resp. and Ethics Comm. Formal Op. 514 (Aug 19, 2005).

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