Ethical Cloud Computing For Legal Professionals

Cloud Computing for LawyersJust what is this cloud everyone is talking about? From the perspective of the law firm, computing in the cloud eliminates typical IT expenses, management, and headaches.

Cloud options are often cost-effective since they forego high up-front costs in favor of predictable monthly fees.

Learn about cloud-software applications in a live (well, recorded) demonstration to help you become better organized, more efficient, and run a better practice. Covered: Evernote, MindMeister, Dropbox, Efax, and Rocket Matter.

Also discussed: If attorneys are going to use cloud computing, what do bar associations have to say in respect to Rule 1.6 governing client confidentiality? While ethics opinions are still forming, early indicators from the ABA and California state that lawyers must use due diligence to use the cloud responsibly. Know the questions to ask, what the risks are, and what you can do to maximize your protection for client confidentiality. And you might be surprised about what you find out.

VIDEO: Cloud Computing for Lawyers