Ethics Considerations for Lawyers regarding Technology and Trial

Program Number: 2710

Program Date: 06/21/2017

Description

Steve Bennett covers the ethical issues that arise when attorneys use technology at trial. Topics include: privilege protection; e-discovery; contact with jurors; and comments on trial proceedings. ABA Model Rules covered include: Model Rule 1.1: competent representation; 5.1: Responsibilities of Supervisory Lawyer; 5.2: Responsibilities of Subordinate Lawyer; 5.3: Responsibilities of Non-Lawyer; and 1.6: Lawyer shall not reveal “information relating to the representation of a client,” without “informed consent” of client. Opinions covered include: ABCNY Committee On Professional Ethics, Formal Op. 2012—2, Jury research.

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Available in states

California, Colorado Eligible, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey Eligible, New York, New York - Experienced Attorneys Only, Texas Self Study

Credit Information

50 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, including 1.0 Ethics credit, based on a 50-minute credit hour
60 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, including 1.0 Ethics credit, based on a 60-minute credit hour

State Program Numbers

Credit Eligible for Experienced Attorneys Only in NY

Presenters


Steven C. Bennett, Esq., Park Jensen Bennett LLP

Park Jensen Bennett LLP

Steven C. Bennett, Esq., a partner at Park Jensen Bennett LLP, focuses on complex domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration, including bankruptcy, construction, corporate governance, data security, energy, privacy, real estate and other matters. Mr. Bennett gained extensive trial experience during six years at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he served as Chief of the Tax and Bankruptcy Unit, and nearly twenty years as a partner in a major international law firm. He is a founding member of the Sedona Conference Working Group on International Data Security and Disclosure Issues; and a member of the E-Discovery Committee, New York State Bar Association; the Dispute Resolution Committee, New York State Bar Association; and the Editorial Advisory Committee, American Law Institute, among others. Mr. Bennett, an adjunct professor (Conflicts of Law) at Hofstra Law School, frequently speaks and writes on legal ethics, e-discovery, litigation, ADR and related issues.

 

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