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Technology Ethics for the Attorney

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.

91 minutes
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Agenda

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
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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on December 10, 2019.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • AR CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit, of which includes 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • ID CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE hours, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • NM CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • OR CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • Approved for 1.5 CLE credits in Oregon, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • SC CLE 1.51 including Ethics 1.51
     
  • This program has been approved by the South Carolina Supreme Court Commission on CLE and Specialization for 1.51 hours of mandatory CLE credit, including 1.51 hours of ethics credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit, including 1.50 hours of ethics credit.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

Virginia MCLE requirements do not allow approval for programs that do not include an audio or audiovisual component.

This program was previously offered as a live webinar. Virginia MCLE requirements do not allow approval for attendance at duplicate programs.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Joseph A. Corsmeier, Esq.

Joseph A. Corsmeier, Esq.

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

  • Founder and president/owner of The Law Office of Joseph A. Corsmeier, P.A.
  • Practices primarily in the areas of attorney disciplinary defense before the Florida Bar, attorney admission matters before the Florida Board of Bar Examiners, and professional license and disciplinary matters before the boards of the state of Florida
  • Provides expert analysis and opinions on ethics issues, legal malpractice, conflicts of interest, fees, attorney disqualification, and other matters, and has testified as an expert in both federal and Florida courts
  • Frequent speaker and has written numerous publications on topics including ethics and professionalism, law office management, fees, trust accounting, social media, technology, conflicts of interest, and other topics
  • Holds the highest lawyer rating with Martindale-Hubbell and AVVO Law Directories, and designated as a Super Lawyer
  • Admitted to practice in all Florida courts, the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Middle District of Florida
  • Member of the American Bar Association, the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, and the Clearwater and St. Petersburg Bar Associations; served as director of the Clearwater Bar Association 2004-2009 and president 2009-2010
  • Adjunct professor of paralegal ethics at St. Petersburg College
  • J.D. degree, Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law; B.A. degree, Florida State University
  • Can be contacted at 727-799-1688 or [email protected]
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Published 2019
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