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Attorneys – Attorney-Client Privilege – Client’s Agent – Domestic Relations – Wife’s Friend – Work Product Protection (access required)

Berens v. Berens (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-135-16, 20 pp.) (Lucy Inman, J.) Appealed from Mecklenburg County District Court (David Strickland, J.) N.C. App. Holding: During a contentious divorce, a non-practicing lawyer could serve as the defendant-wife’s agent for purposes of assisting the wife in communications with legal counsel. The non-practicing lawyer’s presence during communications with legal ...

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