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Pennsylvania Lawyers Should Consult With Client Regarding Receipt of Errant E-mail

Source | 2017-06-26T18:36:28+00:00 Jul 11th, 2011|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , |

A lawyer who is mistakenly copied on an e-mail between opposing counsel and their client, must notify the sender and consult with the lawyer's own client in deciding whether and [...]

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California Issues Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality and the Use of E-mail and Technology To Transmit Client Information

Source | 2017-06-26T18:36:58+00:00 Dec 26th, 2010|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

California Formal Opinion 2010-179 outlines the lawyer's duties when transmitting or storing confidential client information when the underlying technology may be susceptible to unauthorized access by third parties. An attorney’s [...]

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NY St. Bar Ass’n Approves Gmail Use Despite Contextual Ad Scanning

Source | 2017-06-26T18:37:57+00:00 Sep 14th, 2008|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The New York State Bar Association concluded that lawyers could use gmail and comply with the duty of confidentiality despite the fact that email is 'scanned' by Google to place [...]

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New Hampshire Adopts Rule Protecting Prospective Clients who Unilaterally Email Law Firms

Source | 2017-06-26T18:37:59+00:00 Feb 20th, 2008|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Effective January 1, 2008, New Hampshire adopted a rule that clearly protects persons who, in good faith, e-mail confidential information to a lawyer from having the lawyer use the information [...]

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Public defenders must take whatever reasonable and necessary precautions there are to ensure that information stored on computers cannot be accessed by the other offices.

Source | 2017-06-26T18:38:26+00:00 Jan 14th, 2007|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , |

Public defenders sharing a computer server with other county offices must take appropriate measure to protect confidential information stored on those computers. Nebraska ethics advisory opinion 06-05.

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