Comply with Continuing Legal Education Requirements and Protect Your Professional Reputation
Email has long become one of the primary means of communication of attorneys with clients, opposing counsel, third parties, and even the court. This legal ethics guide offers practical guidance for using email to its full potential without fear of running afoul with the highest legal ethics standards. Stay beyond reproach - register today!
- Shore up of email account settings and data storage options with additional protections.
- Clarify how rules of professional conduct apply to the daily email use.
- Understand how email is used in litigation.
- Guard client confidentiality with every email sent.
- Ensure your added safety measures extend to all your mobile devices.
11:00 am to 2:15 pm Eastern Standard Time
Presenter: John M. Gross
- Applying the Model Rules to the Use of Email
11:00 - 11:30
- Maintaining Technological Competence: Email as an Essential Legal Tool
- Communicating by Email with Clients
- Email Communication with Prospective Clients
- Recent Case Law
- Ethical Best Practices for Sending and Receiving Emails
11:30 AM - 12:30
- Tips and Tricks for Safely Handling Attachments
- Disclaimers - Are They Necessary or Legally Effective?
- Exercising Caution - and Avoiding Inadvertent Disclosures - When Sending Email
- What to do When You Receive an Email in Error
- How to Handle Fraudulent or Harmful Email Messages
- Data Security and the Attorney's Duty of Confidentiality
12:45 - 1:45
- Best Practices for Setting and Managing Passwords
- Data Encryption Made Simple
- Dangers of Communicating with Clients Over Public WiFi Networks
- Essential Techniques for Safe and Secure Mobile Device Use
- Duty to Inform Clients of a Hack or Potential Data Breach
- Handling Emails in Litigation
1:45 - 2:15
- Attorney-Client Privilege: What is Covered?
- Best Practices When Handling Emails in Discovery
- What to do in the Event of an Accidental Disclosure
- To Save or Delete? Implementing an Email Retention Policy
This legal ethics guide is designed for attorneys. It will also benefit law firm administrators and paralegals.