He'd be walking a thin line facing disbarment if he related any privileged information.
He is a convicted forger, who then resigned from the bar before disbarment proceedings ran their course.
In the season two premiere episode, Jane faces disbarment after quitting her job.
Jane/Deb must fight for her license to practice after making the right ethical choice at the end of the first season, despite the threat of disbarment.
The first season ended with Jane/Deb facing disbarment after revealing a fraudulent scheme on the part of a client.