The Misguided Practice of CC’ing Clients on Emails to Opposing Counsel (Palm Beach Bar Association, January 2020)

Ethics

Is it ethical (or wise) to cc or bcc your clients on emails sent to opposing counsel? It is a widespread practice but not a wise choice.

This article, published by the Palm Beach Bar Association in January 2020, explores the six bar opinions discussing the ethics and (lack of) wisdom in copying clients on emails to opposing counsel. It also discusses Florida Bar guidance on this practice.

You can view and download the article, here.

Special thanks to Professor Jan Jacobowitz at the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program at the University of Miami Law School.

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