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Technology Ethics for the Attorney

OnDemand Webinar (91 minutes)

Understand your ethical duties and precautions to take when utilizing various technological resources.Many lawyers are unfamiliar with the nuances of computer technology and data security essential to comply with 21st century ethic rules. There are many hidden dangers in frequently used tools and platforms, including email, social media, and the cloud. This topic helps attorneys in law firms and legal departments learn about risks of which they may not be aware and explains some suggested practices and solutions. With law firms a prime target of hackers, now more than ever attorneys must be vigilant as to client data and firm/department technology resources. This information is critical for attorneys to become more sophisticated in risk management in various technology contexts.


Joseph A. Corsmeier, Esq., The Law Office of Joseph A. Corsmeier, P.A.


Information Security and Data Privacy as to Clients' and Law Firms' Confidential Information

• Intro Re: Ethical Duties as to Confidentiality and Competency and as to Privacy Law

• Mobility/Travel Tips, Including as to Privacy Screens and Open Wi-Fi

• Various Measures, Including: Two-Factor Authentication; and Training as to Phishing/ Social Engineering Schemes

• Other Email Concerns, Including BCCs, Reply-All and Metadata Scrubbing

Social Media

• Solicitation Rules

• Disclaimers as to Legal Advice

• Avoiding Clients' Spoliation

• Communications With Others, Including Jurors

The Cloud

• Quick Intro to Duty of Reasonable Care

• Ways to Meet Duty of Diligence/Supervision as to Service Providers