Slides on Cybersecurity and Legal Ethics

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I’m also speaking later with Brett Harris on cyber security and legal ethics.  Here are our slides.

Implementing ABA Formal Opinion 477

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Background On May 4, 2017, the ABA released Formal Ethics Opinion 477, “Securing Communication of Protected Client Information” (attached at the end of this post).  This Opinion updates Formal Ethics Opinion 99-413, issued in 1999, which concluded that lawyers could use unencrypted email to communicate with clients.  Those of us who were practicing in 1999 will […]