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Why doesn't screening always work to cure a conflict when a laywer within a firm has a conflict of interest? (5:00) Why isn't a lawyer allowed to withdraw from representing a client any time the client fails to pay her bills? (4:42) If a lawyer wants to withdraw, but court permission requires disclosing client confidences, what should the lawyer do? (4:20) Why aren't lawyers allowed to provide financial assistance to their clients, even for essentials, like food or rent? (3:37) Why must a lawyer adhere to the client's goals, even if the lawyer does not agree they are in the client's best interests? (4:02) Can you help me make sense of the vast body of Rules that govern what lawyers can, cannot, and must do? (4:40) Why, and when, are lawyers permitted to take stock in their clients? (6:30) What are "unearned fees" and why must the lawyer keep them in the lawyer's trust account? (4:44) Why are lawyers required to disclose opposing authorities to the court, even when they may harm the client? (3:05) Are lawyers ever permitted to represent a client when a spouse or family member of the lawyer is on the opposing side? (4:42).
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