Understand the legal landscape regarding privacy and security in 2020. Learn exactly what “data privacy and security” mean. Do attorneys have special obligations? Get tips for best practices you should follow within your firm as well as personally.
We will be talking about the current challenges with entire offices working from home and then will discuss tools firms can use to confront these challenges—the cloud, and then specific communications tools like Slack, Teams, Zoom, and finally Smokeball’s offering of Communicate, which is a legal specific messaging tool.
The Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct (“IRPC”) require that lawyers stay up to speed on the benefits and risks of technology. But what do they require lawyers to do, exactly? This session will discuss the relevant IRPCs, how to apply those rules in both small and large firm environments, and the best ways to supervise the data security of employees, assistants, and vendors.
Data security, cybersecurity, digital assets, encyrption -- the ethical practice of law now requires attorneys to understand these issues and how they may affect the privacy and security of their offices, their clients, and their staff. This program examines how these concerns fit in the context of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct and also how lawyers can take practical steps to protect themselves and their clients.
Cybersecurity rightly gets lots of attention – but it’s important to protect information in paper or other physical form as well. Understand risks to physical documents, including those that can be heightened in a work-from-home environment, and best practices for mitigating those risks.
This subscription package includes access to the IICLE® Online Library and IICLE® Formulaw Online. The IICLE® Online Library includes over 140 practical legal publications with thousands of editable forms, all searchable by keyword. IICLE® Formulaw Online is our latest subscription service, which provides access to IICLE®'s library of over 30 web-based, fully-automated forms.
If you are thinking about owning and managing a law firm or even if you already do, this course is for you! Covering topics related to legal malpractice insurance, building a network, and managing time and employees, this course offers answers to some of your most pressing practice management questions.