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Pennsylvania Lawyers May Use the Cloud and SaaS Solutions to Store Client Information

Source | 2017-06-26T18:36:25+00:00 Jul 24th, 2012|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , |

Pennsylvania lawyers may ethically allow client confidential material to be stored in “the cloud” provided the attorney takes reasonable care to assure that (1) all such materials remain confidential, and [...]

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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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Attorneys may need to make full disclosure when before accessing Facebook and social media sites

Source | 2017-06-26T18:37:55+00:00 Apr 21st, 2009|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , |

The Philadelphia Bar Association's Professional Guidance Committee addressed the question of an attorney trying to access Facebook and Myspace accounts of a third party witness in Ethics Opinion 2009-2 (March [...]

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