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The Ethics Of Interviewing Defendant’s Employees & Candor To The Court, NELA 2020 Annual Convention

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July 10, 2020


National Employment Lawyers Association


2020 Annual Convention, Ethics


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Can the defense prevent plaintiffs' lawyers from speaking with witnesses just because the witnesses are employed by the employer? Does it matter how high-level the witness is or what role they play in the case? Can we, or defense lawyers, withhold adverse facts or authority from our opponents or the court, and if not, when must we disclose? Members of the NELA Ethics & Sanctions Committee share real-life examples about how to incorporate Rules of Professional Responsibility 4.2 and 3.3 into the litigation of your clients' cases.

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Ellen J. Messing

Ellen J. Messing is a partner in the Newton firm of Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. A cum laude graduate of Harvard... Read More

Janet E. Wise

Janet E. Wise is an attorney with Sass Law Firm in Tampa, Florida, who has been Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Labor... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

The Ethics Of Interviewing Defendant’s Employees & Candor To The Court - Video
Ethics and Sanctions Case Document - Paper
Contacting Employees of an Adverse Corporate Party - Paper
Rule 3.3 - Candor Toward the Tribunal - Paper
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