Understand the Risks and Rules of Using Mobile Devices in Your Daily Practice
The evolving duty of technology competence and the ever-increasing use of mobile devices for work impose new demands on what attorneys need to know and do to protect themselves and their clients. This focused legal ethics course will give you straightforward guidance on what legal ethics rules apply and what you can do to comply: from using email on your phone to preventing and handling inadvertent disclosure. Register today!
- Clarify what attorney duty of technology competence entails.
- Identify key risks to client confidentiality when using mobile devices in law practice.
- Get simple hacking prevention tips and learn how to prevent unintentional sharing of data.
10:00 AM TO 1:15 PM Eastern Standard Time
Break 11:30 - 11:45
Presenter: Thomas J. McClure
- Attorneys' Duty of Technology Competence - What it Entails
10:00 - 10:30
- Duty of Competence
- Duty of Diligence
- Attorney Client Relationship
- Email on Mobile Devices: Rules and Risks in a Nutshell
10:30 - 11:30
- Texting with Clients
- What'sApp, Viber, FB Messenger, etc. - Ethical Rules and Messengers
- Duty of Confidentiality
11:45 - 12:30
- Free Wi-Fi
- Lost Devices
- TSA Scrutiny of Mobile Devices vs. Attorney Duty of Confidentiality
- Reasonable Expectation of Privacy
- Destruction of Old Devices
- Data Security and Hacking Prevention
12:30 - 1:15
- Data Storage and Backup
- Wearable Tech, Smart Appliances and the Ethical Risks They Pose
- Inadvertent Disclosure: Respect for Rights of Third Persons
- Reasonable Efforts When Handling Data Breaches and Ransomware Attacks
- Conducting a Risk Assessment
This legal ethics guide is designed for attorneys. It will also benefit law office administrators and paralegals.