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Ethics In The Ether: Cybersecurity, E-Discovery, And The Evolving Practice Of Law
Ethics In The Ether: Cybersecurity, E-Discovery, And The Evolving Practice Of Law


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The Model Rules and the ethics rules of many states now impose upon lawyers a duty of technology competence. In this one-hour, May 24, 2017 presentation, Eric R. Deitz, Esquire, a partner in the San Diego and Los Angeles offices of Gordon & Rees, covers the ever-evolving role of technology in the practice of law including cybersecurity and e-discovery and a lawyer's ethical duties relating to the use of technology.

Major topics include:
The obligation to maintain client confidentiality while using technology
- strong passwords, encryptions, multi-factor authentication
- protecting metadata, using Wi-Fi, file sharing sites, more
- outsourcing to tech support services
A lawyer's duty of competence extends to the efficient use of technology
- specific e-discovery skills required for competent representation: ethics formal opinions and cases
- the duty extends to knowing, and complying with, the ethical rules of other states such as when representing clients in other jurisdictions
- continually assess your knowledge of technology

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