“Ethics and Technology: Recent Developments and Potential Risks That NO Lawyer Can Ignore” featured in National Acadamy Of Legal Education Program
Attorneys in practice today are being faced with a myriad of IT security and privacy issues. Therefore it is more imperative than ever for attorneys to understand recent technological developments and the risks associated with them, including their widely acknowledged duty to stay conversant with technology in order to represent their clients adequately and assure confidentiality of client data and privileged communications.
Indeed there is on-going debate about how far the ethics rules should or should not go in mandating specifics steps, such as encryption, to ensure the protection of client data, including recent ethics opinions or comments by bar associations around the country.
A panel of ethicists and technical experts will lead the discussion that no New York attorney can afford to miss, especially sole practitioners, small and mid-sized firm members who typically do not have in-house technical resources to rely on.
The National Academy of Continuing Legal Education is a provider of accredited continuing legal education courses throughout the United States. From its inception, the Academy has been firmly committed to addressing the needs of attorneys and has positioned itself as a leading provider of cost-effective and time-efficient continuing legal education courses. In addition to live seminars, NACLE provides full course credit via Website/Online, DVD, Audio CD and CD-ROM depending on the respective state.