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New Ethics Guidance for Lawyers from the American Bar Association (ABA) Regarding Data Breach and Cyber-attack

We all know data breaches can impact all of us, regardless of whether we are a Fortune 500 company or a small business. Lawyers, of course, are not immune from data attacks and recent guidance from the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility illustrates how critical it is for lawyers and … Continue Reading

The ethical duty of competence in 2015

Although the legal field is not a profession known for embracing change, several developments over the past year have made it clear that even lawyers have an ethical obligation to understand the basics of modern technology.  This summer, Massachusetts became the fourteenth state to include an express duty of technological competence in its state ethics … Continue Reading
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