Developing Trends in Legal Ethics
Program Number: 2221
Presenter: Amy Bomse, Esq.
In this important program for all attorneys, Amy Bomse, a partner in Arnold & Porter LLP, discusses some developing trends in legal ethics. Topics include:
• ethical issues pertaining to electronic information, including maintaining client files and information, meta data and email privacy,
• a lawyer’s obligations with respect to electronic communications, including inadvertent receipt of documents from one’s opponent or even one’s own client, and
• current developments in the use of ethical screens to protect confidential information and avoid conflicts of interest.
Note: This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.0 credit hours, of which 1.0 credit hours will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit.