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December 12, 2018 – Ethics and Social Media in Court

In this webinar, we’ll examine a variety of real-world cases demonstrating the many ways lawyers have intentionally or unintentionally breached the rules of ethics or trial procedure with the use of common social media platforms and messaging apps.

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“Reasonable Efforts” to Protect Client Information From Cybersecurity Risks

A frequent subject of Ethics Hotline calls is what a lawyer can/must do to protect confidential client information from cybersecurity risks.  In 2014, the Wyoming Supreme Court amended W.R.P.C. 1.6 (client confidentiality) to add subpart (c): “A lawyer shall make reasonable efforts to prevent the unintended disclosure of, or unauthorized access to, information relating to the representation of a client.”

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