Working Remotely: Legal Ethics and Technology Scams (On-Demand)

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As to technology, what does a lawyer working remotely need to know and to do?  As a lawyer working remotely, you must meet your ethical duties of competence, confidentiality, and supervision. You should learn and train your staff about cybersecurity risks, including phishing emails, ransomware attacks, and computer system security.


  1. Ethical Rules on Technology and Confidentiality
    • ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct
    • ABA Formal Opinions 498, 495, 483 and 477
    • Especially Model Rules 1.1 and 1.6 and Comments
  2. Plan to Avoid Being Phished, Especially Spear Phished
  3. Plan to Avoid Ransomware Attacks
  4. Plan Other Practical Cybersecurity Safeguards
    • Lawyers and Computer System Security
    • Lawyers and Password Fundamentals
    • Lawyers and Mobile Device Security 


J.S. “Chris” Christie, Esq.

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J.S. “Chris” Christie, Esq.

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