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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Lawyer Reviewing Jurors’ Internet Presence

May 6, 2014 in ABA, Internet Use, Social Networking by PeterK

A lawyer may review a juror’s or potential juror’s Internet presence, which may include postings by the juror or potential juror in advance of and during a trial, but a lawyer
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LegalZoom Gets OK From South Carolina Supreme Court

April 25, 2014 in Internet Use, UPL, Websites by PeterK

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.

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Technology and Judicial Ethics

April 17, 2014 in Internet Use, Social Networking, Websites by PeterK

This paper by David Hricik was written for judges to assist them in understanding: their obligations concerning Facebook and other social networking sites, including “friending” lawyers; the confidentiality of email,
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Law Firms Pressed on Cybersecurity

April 2, 2014 in Internet Use, Security by PeterK

A growing number of big corporate clients are demanding that their law firms take more steps to guard against online intrusions that could compromise sensitive information as global concerns about
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Lawyers’ Use of Deal-of-the-Day Marketing Programs

November 6, 2013 in ABA, Advertising, Conflicts, Disclaimers, Internet Use, Websites by PeterK

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
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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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