Kelly was quoted in the May ABA Journal! She was asked to comment on a recent American Bar Association Formal Opinion pertaining to client confidentiality and blogging because she co-authored a Campbell Law Review article with Professor Jan Jacobowitz that was cited in the opinion (Formal Opinion 480)!
“An attorney’s duty of confidentiality to his client is a foundational component of the attorney-client relationship,” says Kelly Rains Jesson, an attorney in Charlotte, North Carolina, who co-authored a Campbell Law Review article cited in the ABA ethics opinion. “As the opinion advises, there is no doubt that attorneys need to be cautious about violating Rule 1.6 on social media when posting about a case without client consent, no matter the nature of or source of the information,” Jesson adds.
See the article here.
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