Understand the Risks and Rules of Using Cell Phones and Tablets in Your Daily Practice
The duty of technology competence and the ever-increasing use of mobile devices for work imposes new demands on what attorneys need to know and do to protect themselves and their clients. This focused legal ethics briefing will give you straightforward guidance on what legal ethics rules apply and what you can do to comply: from using email on your cell phone to preventing and handling inadvertent disclosures. Register today!
Clarify what the 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.
Attorney Duty of Technology Competence
Using Email on Your Mobile Devices: Rules and Risks in a Nutshell
Duty of Confidentiality
Reasonable Expectation of Privacy
Other Smart Devices and Appliances and the Legal Ethics Risks They May Pose
GAIL L. RITZERT is a partner in the New York office of the law firm of Kiernan Trebach, LLP. She focuses her practice on insurance coverage and insurance defense matters, concentrating in both the coverage and defense of catastrophic injury cases arising from construction accidents, products and premises defects, and the defense of municipalities. Ms. Ritzert is a member of the Suffolk County, Nassau County and Connecticut bar associations. She is also a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Defense Association of New York (past president) and the Defense Research Institute (has served as the New York state representative). Ms. Ritzert earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, from Pfeiffer College; her M.Ed. degree from Frostburg State University; and her J.D. degree from St. John's University.
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