Protect Your Clients and Your Professional Reputation
Attorney duty to protect client information is a moving target: new data storage options, communication methods, mobile devices, and hacking scares present new challenges daily. This timely legal ethics guide will alert you to the top risks to client data and offer practical solutions for guarding confidences and keeping all information you use secure. Register today!
- Learn what you must do to comply with the new duty of technology competence.
- Review top ethical risks presented by use of cell phones and tablets, and how to alleviate them.
- Get practical tips for guarding client data at set-up and in everyday practice.
- Find out what to do if you suspect a breach.
12:00 pm to 3;15 pm Eastern Standard
- Attorney Duty of Technology Competence
12:00 - 12:30, Chad J. Hintz
- Attorney-Client Privilege and Confidentiality
12:30 - 1:00, Chad J. Hintz
- Rules of Professional Conduct Guidance on Protecting Confidentiality
- Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product
- Client Confidentiality when Client Loses Mental Capacity or Dies
- Protecting Your Files: Cloud Storage and Document Sharing Rules, Risks and Tips
1:00 - 1:30, Dean R. Dietrich
- Tech Tools and Tips for Guarding Client Data
- Using and Authenticating E-Signatures
- Securing and Recording Electronic Transactions and Client Trust Accounts
1:45 - 2:15, Dean R. Dietrich
- Securing Electronic Communications
2:15 - 2:45, Chad J. Hintz
- Email Set up and Use
- Use of Smartphones and Tablets in Legal Practice: Risks and Best Practices
- Attorney Emails in Discovery
- What to Do If you Suspect a Data Breach: Lessons from Past Cyberattacks on Law Offices
2:45 - 3:15, Dean R. Dietrich
This legal ethics briefing is designed for attorneys. Law office administrators and paralegals may also benefit.