by PeterK

Flying in the Clouds: A Safety Checklist

July 23, 2014 in Cloud, Electronic Files, Internet Use, Security by PeterK

Law Technology News published an article that reviews ethical and technical issues to consider when using cloud services. (http://tinyurl.com/lst9wmt)

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Proposed California Ethics Opinion ESI – Public Comment Sought

March 28, 2014 in California, Cloud, Confidentiality, Electronic Files, Security by PeterK

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,
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Florida Reconsiders Ethics Opinion 87-11 Regarding Electronic Signatures

January 28, 2014 in Electronic Files, Florida by PeterK

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. 

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Which Companies Are Encrypting Your Data Properly?

November 20, 2013 in Cloud, Confidentiality, Electronic Files, Security by PeterK

Dropbox is one that EFF identifies as employing best practices for encryption.

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Connecticut lawyers using the cloud must comply with duties to maintain confidentiality and supervise

July 23, 2013 in Cloud, Confidentiality, Connecticut, Electronic Files, Internet Use, Security by PeterK

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.
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Cloud Services — DropSmack

April 28, 2013 in Cloud, Electronic Files, Internet Use, Security by PeterK

An interesting article describing the use of DropSmack to target networks via DropBox. In addition to broader considerations lawyers should consider before using cloud services, developments like this highlight the
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Virginia issues ethics opinion regarding a virtual law office and the use of the cloud

April 10, 2013 in Cloud, Confidentiality, Electronic Files, Internet Use, Virginia by PeterK

Virginia lawyers must take care using a virtual law office or shared executive suite.  Virginia Legal Ethics Opinion 1872 (March 29, 2013). When a lawyer is using cloud computing or any
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Washington State Lawyers May Use the Cloud to Store Client Information

November 5, 2012 in Cloud, Confidentiality, Electronic Files, Security, Washington by PeterK

Washington State lawyers may use the cloud to store confidential client information provided that they take appropriate due dligence regardig the online provider and its services. The opinion lays out
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