ABA Journal

David L. Hudson Jr.

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David L. Hudson Jr. teaches at Belmont University College of Law.

Recent Articles

Looking for practice advice on email discussion lists? Don’t forget client confidentiality responsibilities
May 8, 2024, 10:02 am CDT

Lawyer’s actions in discipline matter lead to worse penalty
Apr 1, 2024, 01:50 am CDT

What are ‘reasonable measures’ to prevent law firm conflicts? New ABA ethics opinion explores
Mar 20, 2024, 10:04 am CDT

Government lawyers’ use of ‘confidential information’ in private practice clarified in new ABA ethics opinion
Feb 28, 2024, 10:05 am CST

What lawyers can and can’t do when preparing witnesses
Dec 1, 2023, 01:40 am CST

How the crime-fraud exception can threaten attorney-client privilege
Oct 1, 2023, 02:50 am CDT

How retainers can lead to ethics issues
Aug 1, 2023, 02:00 am CDT

Concerns about office-sharing arrangements addressed in new ABA ethics opinion
Jul 12, 2023, 10:00 am CDT

Role of nonlawyer assistants in client intake addressed in new ABA ethics opinion
Jun 7, 2023, 10:07 am CDT

Jurisdiction and Choice of Law: Which state standard should apply?
Jun 1, 2023, 01:40 am CDT

New ABA ethics opinion warns about handling retainer and other fees
May 3, 2023, 10:05 am CDT

Are you prepared to address these sleeper ethics issues?
Apr 1, 2023, 02:20 am CDT

Choice-of-law questions for state ethics rules examined in new ABA opinion
Mar 1, 2023, 12:31 pm CST

Should it be an ethical obligation to report other lawyers?
Feb 1, 2023, 01:50 am CST

State laws targeting social media platforms face First Amendment challenges
Dec 1, 2022, 01:00 am CST

Alex Jones case shows inadvertent disclosure of electronically stored information is a real risk
Oct 27, 2022, 01:49 pm CDT

Watch out for these ethical constraints and pitfalls when speaking with the media
Oct 1, 2022, 01:40 am CDT

Pro se lawyers must follow ‘no-contact’ rule, new ABA ethics opinion says
Sep 28, 2022, 10:03 am CDT

Avoiding Unlawful Client Solicitation: Attorneys must ensure subordinates know the dos and don’ts
Aug 1, 2022, 01:40 am CDT

Should the Model Rules have a due diligence standard for money laundering?
Jun 1, 2022, 01:50 am CDT