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Ethics in Practice

A Clearer Definition of “Prospective Client” is Needed Introduction Lawyers owe ethical duties to prospective clients, such as the duty of confidentiality and the duty to avoid conflicts of interests,[ref] See e.g. Ethics in Practice column, “Duties to Prospective Clients: Ethical

Introduction In a recent Ohio lawyer disciplinary case, two lawyers from different law firms, who were involved in a personal relationship but not married to each other, were sanctioned for disclosing confidential client information to each other on multiple occasions