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Email has long been an indelible part of our personal and professional lives, yet its use still constantly raises new ethical questions, pitfalls and challenges. Are you taking all the necessary precautions to protect yourself and your clients? Are you storing confidential data properly? Don't be lulled into a false sense of security and into an easily preventable mistake. Let our experienced attorney faculty bring you up to speed on protecting confidentiality and privacy in email. Gain real-world tactics for avoiding ethical missteps when setting up email, sending and receiving messages, using apps and public WiFi, and more - order today!
- Guard against easy-to-make ethical blunders and find out how to handle inadvertent disclosures.
- Gain practical tips and tools for creating a secure environment.
- Find out how attorney emails can be used in discovery.
- Learn how to retrieve electronic information without overstepping legal or ethical boundaries.
- Enhance your knowledge of different email functions that help secure data.
- Explore the legal and ethical implications of using apps.
- Navigate interesting, real-world ethical dilemmas.
- Successfully identify and avoid pitfalls that catch many attorneys unaware.
This is a rebroadcast of the original webcast delivered by Joseph M. Russell and Steven R. Sorenson on November 14, 2019. Faculty will be available to answer your questions after the program.
2:00 PM to 5:15 PM Eastern Standard Time
- Attorney Duties, Statutes and Case Law Regarding Email
2:00 - 2:30, Joseph M. Russell
- Setting Up Email Accounts and Storing Data (Duty of Confidentiality)
2:30 - 3:00, Steven R. Sorenson
- Mistake #1: Not Using Email (See New Attorney Duty of Technology Competence)
- Data Security and Cloud Storage
- "The Bad and The Ugly" of Passwords
- Why Keeping Every Email You've Ever Received Will Come Back to Haunt You: What Messages to Delete and When
- Mistakes in Sending and Receiving Emails
3:00 - 4:00, Joseph M. Russell
- Horrid Attachments Practices
- Useless and Dangerous Disclaimers
- Auto-Filling Disasters
- Mass Emails
- The Dangers of Emails Not Intended for You
- Using Email on Your Phone: Nosy Apps and Public WiFi Pitfalls
4:15 - 4:35, Steven R. Sorenson
- Attorney Emails in Discovery
4:35 - 4:55, Joseph M. Russell
- Mishandling an Email Virus or Hack (Duty to Warn Client of Potential Breach of Confidentiality)
4:55 - 5:15, Steven R. Sorenson
This legal ethics guide is designed for attorneys. It will also benefit law firm administrators and paralegals.