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Common Interest Doctrine, Attorney-Client Privilege

The attorney-client privilege prohibits “the discovery of confidential communications, oral or written, between an attorney and his [or her] client with reference to…litigation pending or contemplated.” State ex rel. Terminal R.R. Ass’n of St. Louis v. Flynn, 25 S.W.2d 69, 73 (Mo. 1953). The attorney-client privilege is destroyed if a client shares the privileged information…

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