Elder Law & Ethics: Confidentiality

Many legal hotline advocates encounter issues associated with confidentiality when working in an elderlaw practice. This webinar, part of a three-part series, explores this issue in detail and provides insight on how to deal with a variety of issues associated with confidentiality.

This webinar addresses:

  • The traditional “who is the client?” issue.
  • Typical ways practitioners engage the assistance of third parties to help their clients.


  • Professor Kimberly E. O’Leary, Director of the 60+ Elderlaw Clinic at Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Webinar Video

Webinar Materials

Other Materials

Confidentiality Issues in Elderlaw
Protocol on Maintaining Confidentiality in an Elderlaw Practice
Assessing for Abuse in Later Life
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (Website)
Disclosure Forms: When and How to Use Them (Client Authorized Disclosures During Representation and Client Authorized Disclosures After Representation Ends)
Applicable Rules and Commentaries