Technology and the Legal Profession Course Curriculum


Mission Statement

The Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession will identify subjects concerning technology that will impact the delivery of legal services now and in the future and (a) make recommendations to other NYSBA entities and staff to provide CLE and other tools to assist NYSBA members in enhancing their practices, adapting to technological innovation, and achieving reasonable technological competence in all aspects of their practices, including (without limitation) e-discovery, artificial intelligence, data privacy and cybersecurity; (b) enhance protection of the public by developing and recommending needed regulations and best practices for legal technology companies and, where appropriate, by working collaboratively with legal technology companies and entrepreneurs who provide forms, referrals, artificial intelligence and other for-profit law-related services directly to legal consumers; and (c) evaluate and recommend ways to use new legal technologies to bridge the “justice gap” and provide better access to courts and legal services for those unable to afford lawyers. 
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Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession Chair
Mark A. Berman, Esq., Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer 

Upcoming Programs
New York's 2019 Shield Act: Data Privacy and What Lawyers Should Know

Thursday, August 29 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

2019 NYSBA Technology Summit
Thursday, September 19 - Friday, September 20 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

Recent Developments in Internet Law

Friday, October 18 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  | NYC & Webcast

Preparing and Responding for Disasters | A Guide for Lawyers
Wednesday, December 4 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. | Webinar

Past Technology & the Law CLE Programs
NYSBA Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Webinar Series

Part 1: Introduction to Blockchain & Cryptocurrency 
Part 2: 
Benefits & Risks of Its Use by Attorneys and Their Clients
Part 3: 
Cryptocurrency—Benefits & Risks of Its Use by Attorneys and Their Clients

Summary of March 13 and 14, 2018 Technology CLE Programs
Bringing 'Technology' to Attorneys: The New York State Bar Association Presents Four CLE Programs - Gail L. Gottehrer and Ronald J. Hedges.

Archive of Co-Sponsored CLE Programs 
Who Owns Your "Personal" Emails and Social Media Data? (2019)
Biometrics, Facial Recognition and Autonomous Vehicles (2019)
Security, Confidentiality, Privacy and Social Media (2019)
Responding to a Data Breach in New York (2019)
Cleaning Out Your Data Closet: How to Dispose of Electronic Data (2018)

Imagining the Internet of Things: Legal and Regulatory Challenges to Integrating Our Society (2018)
Privacy Law Developments Impacting Social Media Presence Management for Businesses (2018)
Healthcare on the Blockchain (2018)
To Post or Not to Post? Conflicts of Interest and Social Media (2018)
E-Discovery and Data Protection: The Ethical Issues (2018)

AI Webinar Series Part 1 - What is Artificial Intelligence? (2018)
AI Webinar Series Part 2 - The Growing Use of Artificial Intelligence Applications (2018) 
AI Webinar Series Part 3 - Artificial Intelligence and Data Privacy/Protection: Big Data, U.S. Data Privacy Laws, and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2018)
AI Webinar Series Part 4 - AI and Legal Ethics: How the Rules of Professional Conduct Bear on the Use of AI in Your Legal Practice (2018)
Managing Partners Roundtable - Emerging Technologies (2018)
Technology in Your Practice (2018)
Introduction to Discovery and Use of Electronic Information (2018)
The GDPR and How it Might Affect the Practice of Law in New York (2018)
Autonomous & Connected Vehicles: Evidentiary Issues Around the Corner (2018)
Legal Ethics in the Digital Age (Spring 2018)
Criminal ESI: Electronic Info in Criminal Investigations (2018)
Drone Law - Regulatory Issues (2017)
Legal Ethics in the Digital Age (Fall 2017)
Cybersecurity Regulations (2017)
Safeguarding Against Cyber Attacks (2017)
Cyber Attacks on Law Firms (2017)
Exploring the Ethical Implications of Social  Media Use (2017)
Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations: Achieving Compliance (2017)

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