Attorney-Client Privilege: Are Attorney Communications Received By, or Copied To, An Association’s Manager Privileged?
A recent Florida appellate decision reminded us of the importance of understanding attorney-client privileges when communicating with community association clients through their manager. Under the evidence code, a client has a privilege to refuse to disclose, and to prevent any other person from disclosing, the contents of confidential communications when such other person learned of the communications because they were made in the rendition of legal services to the client. Read the article………….
It began with a dispute between a Michigan condominium owner and the homeowners’ association (HOA) over an unpaid assessment. By
I had the pleasure of attending the Community Association Institute (CAI) Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. earlier this week and