Law Technology News published an article that reviews ethical and technical issues to consider when using cloud services. (http://tinyurl.com/lst9wmt)
The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled that LegalZoom’s services do not constitute the unauthorized practice of law. See summary at 3 Geeks and a Law Blog.
California’s Proposed Formal Opinion Interim No. 11-0004 considers: what are an attorney’s ethical duties in the handling of discovery of electronically stored information? The opinion interprets rules 3-100, 3-110, 3-210,
The Professional Ethics Committee voted on January 24, 2014, to reconsider Florida Ethics Opinion 87-11 to address changes to Rule of Judicial Administration 2.515 regarding electronic signatures.
Lawyers may use deal-of-the-day or group-coupon marketing programs as a way to sell goods and services. However, lawyers hoping to market legal services using these programs must comply with various
Connecticut lawyers using the cloud must comply with duties to maintain confidentiality and supervise
Lawyers may use cloud services in their practice but must be conscientious to comply with the duties imposed by the Rules to knowledgeably and competently maintain confidentiality and supervisory standards.
Ohio lawyers can use text messages to solicit employment from prospective clients as long as the layer complies with advertising and solicitation rules and other potentially applicable statutes and regulations.