Notoriously, law firms are a one-stop shop for cybercriminals because, unlike most businesses, they hold the data of many companies and individuals. 27% of law firms now acknowledge that they have been breached. Ethics rules require that lawyers take “reasonable” steps to protect their confidential data. But what’s reasonable? Our legal cybersecurity experts will weigh in.
The legal profession, like other industries and professions, has not been able to eradicate sexual harassment and more can be done. This program will discuss a recent study of the issue in the legal profession, the effect on individuals and the profession, and propose some additional tools with which to tackle it, including “active ally actions” and the Rules of Professional Conduct.
This program will address ethical, malpractice, and risk management issues that can arise when lawyers enter into various business relationships with other lawyers. Topics presented will include co-counsel and of counsel relationships, the use of contract attorneys, office sharing concerns, and things to think about when buying a law practice.