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Cloud Services for Lawyers - A Practical Checklist


The technology age has brought about countless innovations that make the practice of law more efficient, but what are the ethical duties and potential pitfalls that necessarily follow?  In this AltaClaro Webcast clip, Richards Kibbe & Orbe Partner & General Counsel Jim Walker provides a practical checklist for lawyers and firms using cloud storage solutions.The full webcast ("Legal Ethics in the Technology Age: Exploring a Lawyer’s Duty of Technological Competence") was streamed live on May 24, 2017, and can be viewed by accessing our On-Demand page: https://altaclaro.com/Webinar/OnDemandWatch?id=23In it, Jim addresses a wide range of practical questions including:1. What are a lawyer's ethical obligations when using a laptop or cellphone? 2. What are the ethical risks for a lawyer who uses social media and other apps in both professional practice and his/her personal life?3. What are the ethical duties for in-house lawyers when it comes to social media and the workplace?4. What are the ethical duties when using social media to investigate trial witnesses and potential jurors?5. What are a lawyer's dutiess and obligations in using cloud services?6. What are a lawyer's duties in preparing for and conducting eDiscovery?


DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this material, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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