Guard Against Malpractice When Texting
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Texting to answer a quick client question or confirm an appointment is fast, convenient, and plain good manners nowadays. But the very ease of use of texting can get attorneys into trouble. This focused legal ethics briefing offers tips for protecting your professional reputation when using texts in your everyday practice. Let our expert faculty bring you up to speed on common issues attorneys face with texting, including duty of confidentiality, privacy issues, screenshots and hacking, and general use of texts. Uphold your ethical reputation - order today!
Session Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
Presenter: Kelly M. Hoffman
including - Ethics: 1.00
Alaska Bar members may claim credit for attending CLE programs that have been accredited by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions. This self study program may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of self-study credit, which includes 0.0 hours of VCLE self-study credit under the voluntary CLE Rule of the Alaska Bar Association and 1.0 hours of MECLE ethics self-study under the mandatory ethics continuing legal education CLE Rule.
KELLY M. HOFFMAN is an attorney at the ALFA law firm of Norman, Hanson & DeTroy, LLC, where her practice focuses on litigation, including insurance defense and subrogation, employment and discrimination matters, and professional liability defense. She frequently acts as a continuing legal education presenter on both a national and state level, lecturing on evidentiary issues and challenges facing lawyers; employment law concerns of individuals, business, and counsel; and ethical dilemmas presenting professionals. Prior to joining Norman, Hanson & DeTroy, LLC, Ms. Hoffman was an associate at the law firm of Hausmaninger Kletter, in Vienna, Austria. She is authorized to practice in both Maine and New York. Ms. Hoffman earned her B.A. degree from Johns Hopkins University; her M.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Seton Hall University; and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Maine School of Law.