New Hampshire attorneys may not search for, review, or use metadata in electronic materials received from opposing counsel. New Hampshire Bar Ass’n. Ethics Comm., Op 2008-2009/4 (April 16, 2009)
Effective January 1, 2008, New Hampshire adopted a rule that clearly protects persons who, in good faith, e-mail confidential information to a lawyer from having the lawyer use the information
The New Hampshire Bar Association has issued opinion 2005-06/3 on the scope of lawyers’ duty to provide to a departing attorney copies of electronic files of a client who is
E-Mail Messages and Defamation Claims: Avoiding Liability is an article by the New Hampshire Bar Ethics Committee. (January 1, 1997).
The New Hampshire Rules of Professional Conduct are available online. The New Hampshire Bar offers a helpful comparison of rules and changes. The Legal Information Institute offers another copy.