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Legal Ethics in the Digital Age 2018 | Live & Webcast

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Date:
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time:
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
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Legal Ethics in the Digital Age: Practical Strategies for Using Technology Ethically in Your Practice

CLE Program and Live Webcast
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

4.0 MCLE Credits | 4.0 Ethics Credits

Dentons US LLP
1221 Avenue of the America | New York, NY 10020-1089


The New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section is pleased to present a MCLE program on Legal Ethics in the Digital Age: Practical Strategies for Using Technology Ethically in Your Practice. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Educationthe Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession, and the Law Practice Management Committee, this program carries 4.0 credits in ethics and is approved for all attorneys, including those newly admitted. 

Speakers will cover managing records in the cloud, organizing client files, and the ins and outs of protecting privilege in electronic communications.  A panel discussion on the do's and don'ts of attorney social media use and advice to clients will also be included.

Register now for this highly anticipated program on ethics, social media, and electronic discovery.  

Learn more about the other law and technology CLE programs scheduled for March 13 and 14 here.


Program Co-Sponsors:

Commercial and Federal Litigation Section

Committee on Continuing Legal Education

Law Practice Management Committee

Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession

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Law Practice Management Resources
NYSBA Law Practice Management resources provide lawyers, law firm managers and legal professionals with information on practice management trends, marketing, client development, legal technology and finance. Whether you’re a solo practitioner or a managing partner at a national law firm, you’ll find law practice management resources to meet your day-to-day practice needs. Checklists, best practices, publications and continuing legal education programs provide up-to-date information and practical tips to help you better manage your law practice. Learn more at www.nysba.org/LPM.

Not Able to Attend in Person?

A Live Webcast Option is Available!*

*Note: Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) can attend the program via webcast to receive New York MCLE credit but the ethics portion must be viewed on the same day of the webcast.


Agenda
 

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration

9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.


 

Welcome & Introductions

Speakers
Mark A. Berman, Esq. | Ganfer & Shore LLP | Biography

9:10 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.                       







 

What Attorney Competence Means When It Comes to Handling Electronically Stored Information

          • What do the New York rules and ethics opinions say about technical competence?
          • What knowledge is required for eDiscovery?
          • What can happen to a lawyer when things go wrong?

Moderator
Maura R. Grossman, Esq. | Maura Grossman Law | Biography

Speakers
Ronald J. Hedges, Esq. | Dentons US LLP | Biography
Shawndra G. Jones, Esq. | Epstein Becker Green | Biography
Hon. Lisa M. Smith | United States District Court for the Southern District of New York | Biography

10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

 

 

 


 

Tips and Tools for Protecting Privilege and Work-Product in Electronic Communications and Publications

          • How does RPC 1.6 Address Confidentiality of Electronic Communications?
          • How does RPC 4.4(b) Address Receipt of Inadvertent Communications?
          • How Might Clawback Agreements and Orders Protect Against Inadvertent Waiver?

Moderator
Ronald J. Hedges, Esq. | Dentons US LLP | Biography

Speakers
Mark A. Berman, Esq. | Ganfer & Shore LLP | Biography
Shawndra G. Jones, Esq. | Epstein Becker Green | Biography
Hon. Lisa Margaret Smith | United States District Court for the Southern District of New York | Biography

10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
 
Refreshment Break
 

11:05 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. 



 

 


 

The Do's and Don'ts of Attorney Social Media Use and Advice to Clients: An Overview of the "Rules of the Road"

          • How do the New York advertising rules apply to lawyers' use of social media?
          • What investigation can lawyers undertake on social media and what advice can they give clients about social media use?
          • When might lawyers use social media to investigate jurors?

Moderator
Scott L. Malouf, Esq. | Law Office of Scott Malouf | Biography

Speakers
Prof. Michael L. Fox, J.D. | Mount Saint Mary College | Biography
Ignatius A. Grande, Esq. 
| eDiscovery Consultant | 
Maura R. Grossman, Esq. | Maura Grossman Law | Biography

11:55 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.



 

 

 

Managing Records in the Cloud and Elsewhere: Takeaways for Organizing Your Client Files

          • What due diligence and supervision mean to a lawyer, and how they may be achieved
          • What data security entails, and what might be reasonable steps to secure client data
          • If there is a breach, who must you tell and what else must you do?

Moderator
Prof. Michael L. Fox, J.D. | Mount Saint Mary College | Biography

Speakers
Ignatius A. Grande, Esq. | eDiscovery Consultant | 
Shawndra G. Jones, Esq. | Epstein Becker Green | Biography
Scott L. Malouf, Esq. | Law Office of Scott Malouf | Biography

12:45 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.


 

Closing Remarks

Speakers
Mark A. Berman, Esq. | Ganfer & Shore LLP | Biography
12:50 p.m. Adjournment

NYSBA Members: $135.00
Commercial & Federal Litigation Section Member: $110.00
Non-Members: $235.00

Interested in registering more than one attorney?
Three or more registrations from the same firm/organization are eligible for our 20% Group Discount.

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Pre-registration Strongly Advised: You can save money and guarantee your seat and course materials by registering early. Registrations received at the door are subject to an additional $15.00 registration fee. Registrations cancelled less than three days from the program date will be assessed a cancellation fee of $25.00.

Additional Information: IMPORTANT NOTICE--PARTIAL CREDIT FOR PROGRAM SEGMENTS NOT ALLOWED: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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1221 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10020
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