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Company CFO has phone conference with outside Attorney. Company CFO takes notes of conference and puts in Company file. Customer Service Manager finds file and reads the Attorney Client Privilege notes. Can Customer Service Manager be called to testify in court regarding Attorney Client Privilege notes he read?

If Attorney Client privilege notes appears to be aiding and abetting in a crime. In California those notes are no longer Attorney/Client Privilege?

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1. Can Customer Service Manager be called to testify Re: Attorney-Client Privilege Info

No. Only the client can waive the attorney-client privilege and he did not waive it here.

The fact that a third party inadvertently saw the communication does not constitute a



2. & 3 Doesn't matter. It's privileged communication and when you get right down to

it, there would be very little of the attorney-client privilege left with so many nosy

people working in companies today who love to spread rumors and gossip.





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