Lessons From the Pandemic (APRL Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers)

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I recently hosted a panel of experts at the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) conference discussing “Lessons from the Pandemic.”

My colleagues include Brian Faughnan from Lewis Thomason; Joseph Corsmeier from the Law Office of Joseph Corsmeier, and Nicole Hyland of Frankfurt Kurnit.

We covered current issues of ethics, technology, and how lawyers work remotely during the pandemic, including:

  • What policies has your firm implemented during the pandemic?
  • Real life challenges of supervising associates and staff remotely
  • How are lawyers finding information to remain current on technology as required by Model Rule 1.1?
  • Ethics issues w Zoom, Teams, WebEx, Meet, etc?
  • Security issues with Alexa
  • VPN
  • Tips for Zoom hearings and conferences
  • Securely HOSTING a Zoom meeting
  • Securely JOINING a Zoom meeting
  • Alexa privacy settings
  • Your health during COVID

You can view the PowerPoint here.

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Dangers of the Dark Web (Law Firm Leaders Summit 2021)

Is your data on the dark web? How about your usernames and passwords? Likely. At the Law Firm Leaders Summit this week in Orlando, I had the opportunity to discuss the dark web; three ways people get hacked; and how to find your information on the dark web. Thanks for …

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Webinar: Cybersecurity for Remote Lawyers and Employees (by Christopher Hopkins)

Thanks to the Florida Defense Lawyers Association for sponsoring the free webinar (for members), “Cybersecurity for Remote Lawyers and Employees.” You can find out information to join the webinar here and here. This one-hour session will explain the risks and provide hands-on solutions that you can use right away. This …

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WEBINAR: Employers & Employees Working from Home – Cybersecurity

Thanks to the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches for hosting this webinar, “Employers & Employees Working from Home – Cybersecurity,” today. Christopher Hopkins (lawyer, McDonald Hopkins LLC) and Christine Vanderpool (IT Director, Florida Crystals) discussed cyber security risks and measures during the coronavirus lockdown. THE REPLAY VIDEO IS …