Benjamin Franklin famously observed that “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”1 Nothing could be truer, and that axiom applies with full force to both lawyers and clients in promoting the existence (and avoiding the waiver) of the attorney-client privilege in the various situations in which it might apply. The privilege preserves the sanctity of attorney-client communications. As noted in the examples below, mindfulness on the part of both lawyers and clients is a key
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