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New Ethics Opinion on Cloud Computing from the Pennsylvania Bar

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The Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Committee On Legal Ethics And Professional Responsibility has just released Formal Opinion 2011-200, Ethical Obligations For Attorneys Using Cloud Computing/Software As A Service While Fulfilling The Duties Of Confidentiality And Preservation Of Client Property. As the PA Bar keeps its Ethics Opinions behind a member wall, I’ve attached a copy of… Read More »

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New on the practicePRO Lending Library shelf: iPad in One Hour for Lawyers

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We have a new addition to the practicePRO Lending Library. iPad in One Hour for Lawyers by Tom Mighell is great for beginner or advanced users, and is ideal for lawyers who want to get up to speed quickly. Subjects include: Navigating the interface Setting up mail, calendar and contacts Synching files to your iPad… Read More »

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Facebook hacked: Change your password to protect yourself

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CBC is reporting that Facebook was hacked again. While it doesn’t look like huge numbers of accounts were compromised, it is worth changing your password to protect yourself. And regardless of whether your account was compromised or not, changing your passwords regularly is one of the best things you can do to protect your online… Read More »

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New on the practicePRO Lending Library shelf: Find Info Like a Pro

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A new addition to the practicePRO Lending Library is Find Info Like a Pro: Mining the Internet’s Publically Available Resources for Investigative Research by Carole A. Levitt and Mark E. Rosch. The internet contains a wealth of free resources that legal professionals can put to use in investigative and background research. This book provides the… Read More »

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Law Practice Magazine: Recognizing Risks and Avoiding Malpractice Claims

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Do you know where the greatest risks of a malpractice claim come from? More importantly—did you know there are simple steps you can take to reduce the risk of a claim being made against you? The July/August issue of Law Practice Magazine is devoted to helping you avoid the dreaded allegation of legal malpractice, as… Read More »

Categories: Biggest Claims Risks, Risk Management Strategies, Fraud Prevention, Legal Technology, Practice Aids, Conflicts of Interest

Peg Duncan’s Canadian focused e-discovery reading list and case law digest updated

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Updated versions of Peg Duncan’s amazing Canadian focused e-discovery reading list and case law digests have just been posted, respectively, on the e-discovery page on practicePRO’s website and on the Ontario Bar Association’s site. Both are extremely helpful resources for lawyers that need to deal with electronic discovery related issues. Cross posted on Slaw.ca

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How to remove info from Google

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Google’s Webmaster Central Blog has released the first in a series of entries telling people how to removew URLs & directories from Google searches. A hat tip to Simon Fodden over at the www.slaw.ca blog.

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New issue of LawPRO Magazine covers Social Media

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While some lawyers are very tuned into social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, many have yet to realize the communications potential of these tools. The newest issue of LawPRO Magazine aims to change this. Here’s a sample of the topics covered: Social Media: Why? An overview of how social media are changing the… Read More »

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