Assessing Confidentiality in the Lawyer-Client Relationship: A Client Perspective


  • Richard J. Hunter Professor of Legal Studies, Seton Hall University Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Tulsa College of Law
  • John H. Shannon Professor of Legal Studies, Seton Hall University



Confidentiality; attorney-client privilege; work product; crime-fraud exception


This article will provide information on issues relating to the attorney-client relationship and the attorney-client privilege, the duty of confidentiality, the crime- fraud exception, the work product doctrine, and other exceptions to the general duty of confidentiality existing in the lawyer-client relationship. The article is based on an analysis of decisional cases and selected commentaries found in law reviews and writings of prominent legal practioners.



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How to Cite

Hunter, R. J., & Shannon, J. H. (2022). Assessing Confidentiality in the Lawyer-Client Relationship: A Client Perspective . Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 9(10), 418–430.

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