Comply with the ethics duty of technology competence and clarify how the rules are implemented in your practice. This practical legal ethics program will give you the skills and tips you'll need to safely use the internet in your daily tasks without fear of malpractice. Register today!
Adopt best practices in use of email and cloud storage.
Learn what you can and cannot say on social media.
Get tips for using internet sources in case investigation without overstepping any ethics rules.
Legal Ethics of Investigating Cases Online
Attorney Use of Social Media
Ethical Use of Email
Client Confidentiality and Cloud Storage
Online Speech in General, Blawg Dos and Don'ts, and Forum/Chatroom Q&As
Online Attorney Advertising
Verifying/Authenticating Information Obtained Online
Client Communications Online
Offering Legal Services Online - Jurisdiction and Other Issues
Peter L. Ostermiller is a sole practitioner concentrating in legal ethics and professional responsibility matters. Mr. Ostermiller represents attorneys in disciplinary and reinstatement proceedings, judges in judicial ethics matters, and bar exam applicants. He has also represented parties in attorney’s fee dispute proceedings; attorneys in legal proceedings in which sanctions have been sought against the attorney; represented parties in attorney disqualification proceedings; and counseled lawyers and law firms in their respective rights, responsibilities and duties to other attorneys and their clients. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association, and the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. Mr. Ostermiller served on the Kentucky Bar Association's Ethics 2000 Committee, which proposed changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct to the KBA, which resulted in the July 2009 revisions to the ethics rules. He graduated with his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Louisville.
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