There is little doubt that technology has become an integral part of the legal profession. Most states have even adopted a duty to maintain competence in technology (see Comment 8 to Model Rule 1.1). Although e-discovery, e-filing, and Zoom are commonplace, some standard technologies, like texting, may still give lawyers pause. There are ethical and practical considerations when texting with a client, blogging about a case, and responding to an online review from a client.
Ethics 101: Ethical Issues for the New Practitioner (On-Demand CLE)
This program pairs ethical experience with the questions new lawyers need to be answered. Some of the most common questions include: addressing errors, supervising and being supervised, creating ethical and informative bills for clients, and being tech-savvy to ensure client data protection.