Legal Ethics in the Digital Age 2019
NYSBA Member: $150
4.0 MCLE Credits; 4.0 Ethics
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Denton's | 1221 6th Avenue (between 48th and 49th Streets) | NYC
NYSBA Member: $150 | Non-Member: $250
Digital information is everywhere. Lawyers and clients generate, receive, and store electronic communications and files daily. Lawyers must be competent in the use of electronic information and must maintain client confidences whenever they deal with such data, whether in litigation or otherwise. The duties of competence and confidentiality also must be taken into consideration when attorneys use social media for, among other things, advertising the availability of their services or conducting investigations. Attorneys must also understand the importance of taking reasonable steps to safeguard the security of data. This four-hour CLE program will examine the ethical obligations of attorneys as they practice law in the “digital age.”
Ronald J. Hedges, Esq., Denton's LLP, NYC
Mark A. Berman, Esq., Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer LLP, NYC
Nicole L. Black, Esq. | MyCase.com
Gail L. Gottehrer Esq., Akerman LLP, NYC
Shawndra G. Jones, Esq., Epstein Becker Green | NYC
Hon. Lisa Margaret Smith, US District Court for the Southern District of NY
Professor Michael L. Fox, Mount Saint Mary College, Columbia University
Pedram Tabibi, Esq., Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP | NYC
Tarique N. Collins, Esq., Robinson Brog Leinwand Greene Genovese & Gluck, P.C. | NYC
Karen M. Steel, Esq., Schindler, Cohen & Hochman LLP | NYC
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
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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