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CBA Files Amicus Brief May 2011
Jointly with the Illinois State Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association has filed an amici curiae brief with the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, in support of law firm Seyfarth Shaw which is appealing a decision in a law suit in which it was the defendant, Garvy v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP. The underlying legal issue at stake in the decision goes directly to one of our legal system's basic principles, the attorney-client privilege and the right of lawyers to obtain confidential legal advice. Brief and motions involved with the case are linked below.


Related Files
Garvy v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP Brief
Garvy v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP Points and Authorities
Garvy v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP Motion for Leave