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Your clients texts you with a question about the case. How do you respond? Texting a client to confirm an appointment seems like not only a good time management practice but just a common courtesy these days. But the very convenience and ubiquity of texting can land attorneys in hot water. This focused legal ethics briefing clarifies how the existing Rules of Professional Conduct apply to the relatively new questions texting poses and offers tips for protecting your professional reputation in everyday practice. Let our expert faculty bring you up to speed on common issues attorneys face with texting, including duty of confidentiality, privacy issues, screen shots and hacking, and general use of texts. Uphold your ethical reputation - order today!
Session Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern
Presenter: Christopher D. Hawkins
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.0 hours of on-line credit, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics. No more than 6.0 hours of on-line CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
CHRISTOPHER D. HAWKINS is an attorney with Devine Millimet, where he practices in the areas of professional liability and construction claims. Mr. Hawkins has published many articles on topics of professional liability and litigation practice, and has presented seminars on topics of professional liability, and construction contracts and claims. He is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association Ethics Committee, the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility, the Legal Counsel Forum of the American Council of Engineering Companies, and the Charles C. Doe Inn of the American Inns of Court. Mr. Hawkins earned his B.A. degree from Middlebury College and his J.D. degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut and Massachusetts, as well as the First Circuit Court of Appeals.