Lawyers have been using cloud computing for nearly a decade now. Nearly 30 different jurisdictions, including New York, have issued ethics opinions permitting lawyers to store confidential client data in the cloud as long as reasonable steps are taken to ...Read More »
The Washington State Bar Association wasn’t the first bar to consider the ethics of lawyers practicing law from virtual law offices and it won’t be the last. It did, however, write one of the more sensible opinions on this phenomenon: ...Read More »
The beginning of the year is the best time for businesses to cleanly make any changes, such as policy, service providers, and especially accounting systems. Over the past several years, more and more small to medium-size businesses have been making ...Read More »
In March, Wisconsin joined the ranks of many other jurisdictions and addressed the ethics of lawyers using Web-based computing in their practices. At issue in Wisconsin Formal Ethics Opinion EF-15-01 was how lawyers could ethically use cloud computing services to ...Read More »
Every year in early spring, legal technology enthusiasts from across the United States and Canada converge upon the Chicago Hilton to attend the American Bar Association’s legal technology conference, ABA Techshow. For those unfamiliar with this conference, it’s sponsored the ...
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“The day of reckoning has come for our profession,” writes Nicole Black in the introduction to her new book “Cloud Computing for Lawyers.” Internet technology has changed the practice of law so dramatically that even the notoriously slow-to-adapt legal profession ...Read More »
The ABA Ethics Commission 20/20 recently met to discuss a package of proposals that are likely to affect small and solo law firms. At the end of last year and earlier this year, the commission issued a series of papers that address the impact of technology and globalization on the practice of law.Read More »