Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession

Mark  Berman-Committee on TechnologyMission 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. 

Committee Roster

Meet the Chair

Check out the Cybersecurity Guide here.

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, Esq. and Ronald J. Hedges, Esq.


Spring 2018 NYSBA Artificial Intelligence Webinar Series  

The New York State Bar Association Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession is pleased to present this series of one-hour lunchtime CLE programs on AI and the law! 


May 16, 2018 – Artificial Intelligence and Data Privacy/Protection: Big Data, US Data Privacy Laws, and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice)
Program Faculty

Moderator:

Tracee E. Davis, Esq., Partner, Zeichner Ellman & Krause LLP  

Panelists:
Lisa J. Sotto, Esq
., Managing Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP, NYC, and Chair of the Firm’s Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice
Joseph W. Jerome, Esq., Privacy Counsel, Privacy & Data Project at Center for Democracy & Technology, Center for Democracy & Technology 

Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession Chair
Mark A. Berman, Esq.
, Ganfer & Shore LLP


June 20, 2018 – Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) and Legal Ethics:  How the Rules of Professional Conduct Bear on the Use of AI in Your Legal Practice (1.0 MCLE Credit in Ethics)

Program Faculty

Moderator:
Prof Roy D. Simon


Panelists:
Andrew Arruda
, Esq., Chief Executive Officer, ROSS Intelligence
Rochelle D. Washington, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney, Practice Management Advisory Service, DC Bar
 
Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession Chair
Mark A. Berman, Esq.
, Ganfer & Shore LLP

All webinars are scheduled for Wednesdays at 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST.  

Learn more here. View the flyer here.


Upcoming Tech CLE Programs
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
eDiscovery and Data Protection: The Ethical Issues
2.0 MCLE Credits in Ethics
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Webinar

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
To Post or Not To Post: Conflicts of Interest and Social Media
1.0 MCLE Credits in Ethics
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Webinar


Best Practices Videos

Advancing Clients on Social Media In the Workplace-Michael Fox

Advancing Clients-Michael Fox 

Artificial Intelligence-Maura Grossman and Mark Berman
Maura and mark

Data Security-Sandy Strenger,Parth Chowlera, and Ron Hedges
Data Security-Sandy

Development in Online Legal Referral Services-Ron Minkoff
Development-Ron

Preventive Measures for a Cyberattack-Alison Besunder
Preventive Measures

Securing Your Network-Sandy Stranger, Parth Chowlera, and Ron Hedges
Securing Your Network

Securing Your Password-Sandy Strenger, Parth Chowlera, and Ron Hedges
Securing Your Password

Social Media in the Workplace-Scott Malouf
Social Media in the Workplace

Social Media Discovery and Research-Ignatius Grande
Social Media-Ignatius

Software Updates-Sandy Strenger, Parth Chowlera, and Ron Hedges
Sandy Strenger