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What Should Lawyers Discuss About Cases Before the Courts, Including Cases that They Are Involved With?

Lawyers play an important role in educating the public and initiating debate and possible policy changes.

Should the lawyer’s role be limited in the discussion of cases that are currently before the court?

Certainly a lawyer has a duty to keep and maintain confidentiality of all his clients’ matters.

But should a general discussion be permitted since court cases are often matters of public record?

So what do you think?

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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Oshawa, Concord, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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