Communication about legal issues impacts lawyers and their local government clients every day. Ethical rules govern many attorney communications, while practical and statutory rules govern how clients communicate with their attorneys, their employees, and with their constituents. Explore several facets of communicating on legal issues and the legal and ethical considerations that must govern these communications, including social media, ex parte communications, lawyer advocacy in the context of zoning hearings, Open Meetings Act restraints, and local government litigation.
Credits: 0 General, 0 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0 MH/SA PR, 1 Other PR
Peter M. Friedman, Holland & Knight LLP, Chicago
Originally presented as part of the 6th Annual Local Government Law Institute, available in its entirety as P9017-18U.