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Young Lawyers Conference

A Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

Professional Development Series

These programs aim to assist you in planning your career from making long term plans to how to adapt and behave in a professional setting. Receive advice from successful young lawyers and seasoned practitoners that will set the building blocks to a fulfilling career. If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

Avoiding the Icebergs

 

Technology creates new opportunities and many efficiencies for attorneys but it can also create ethical challenges. Learn about the icebergs, the ethical challenges you may encounter into your practice, and how to manage your practice with these icebergs in mind.

 

 

Faculty: Sharon Nelson, Esq., President, Sensei Enterprises, Fairfax

John Simek, Vice President, Sensei Enterprises, Fairfax Topics:

 

1:50 Tech-Related Changes to Ethics Rules

 

7:34 DLA Piper Over-billing/The Electronic Record Trail

 

13:43 Videoconferencing

 

14:42 Read Terms and Conditions/Who Controls Your Data?

 

19:00 Illegal Software

 

20:40 Blogging Rules

 

21:35 Email/Spamming/Client Communication via Email

 

22:52 Protecting Data/Encryption/Incident Response Plans

 

27:49 Falsifying Documents/Electronic Spying

 

30:35 Trust Accounting and Auditing

 

32:10 Background Checks

 

33:41 Case Management Systems

 

34:25 Do not send native Word Documents!/Whitelisting/AutoComplete

 

37:35 Never compose an email in anger

 

38:12 Passwords

 

40:10 Computer Calendars/Leaving Computers on at night/Change the Defaults

 

42:00 Secure Your Wireless Network/Wifi Hotspots Warning

 

45:20 Anti-Malware Software/Backing Up and Test Restores

 

47:00 Disaster Recovery Plan

 

49:22 Employee Termination Plans

 

50:30 Laptop Security/Data Security/Cell Phone Security

 

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