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Client Communication, Conflicts & Commingling: Why Texting Matters

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Produced on June 12, 2020

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Course Information

Time 1h
Difficulty Beginner
Topics covered in this course: Ethics Law Practice Management

Course Description

From phone calls and video meetings to texting and smartphone messenger apps, there are more ways than ever before for attorneys to communicate with their clients. Unfortunately, each different platform may have potential privacy pitfalls to trip up attorneys as they prepare their work product. Clients demand instant forms of communication, but questions remain about how these methods will impact confidentiality, rules about commingling, or may raise conflicts the lawyer never considered. 

In this program, Joseph Jardine, a criminal defense and personal injury attorney in Utah, will examine the use of texting and similar forms of communication on attorneys' ethical responsibilities. 



Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the use of texting and other instant platforms to communicate with clients
  2. Analyze the ethics rules involved in using text messaging and similar applications
  3. Stay compliant with your ethical obligations while also remaining responsive to clients who ask for constant contact 


Credit Information

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Faculty

Joseph Jardine

Jardine Law Offices

After receiving his B.A. from Brigham Young University, Joseph Jardine studied at the University of Idaho’s College of Law, graduating with his juris doctor degree and quickly passing bar exams in both Idaho and Utah. With over 100 jury trials on his resume, Joseph possesses the knowledge and experience only gleaned through years spent in the trenches of litigation.  He has handled cases from the run of the mill, to cases with national exposure.

Joseph founded the Jardine Law Offices in 2001. His practice has focused on both criminal and civil litigation.  He finds that practicing both criminal and PI gives him a unique perspective when it comes to the courtroom.   Joseph received the Distinguished Service Award from the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, he has also been recognized in the following publications: Legal Leaders, Top 40 Under 40 2012, AVVO Top Attorneys 2016-2020.





Reviews

CM
Chandrani M.

Good course

SA
Sharon A.

Practical information

SP
Stephanie P.

This was completely new and incredibly useful information. Thank you!

AG
alison g.

Excellent information clearly presented

RB
Robin B.

Extremely important information.

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Patricia W.

Very timely topic. I am amazed how effective texting is and had already adopted some of the suggestions and will look in to the others.

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VALENTIM N.

Useful information.

MS
Michael S.

extremely practical

DH
daniel h.

Not sure business texting app is practical for a solo practitioner but sounds useful for a larger firm

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ROBERT W.

It was a commercial

EB
Erin B.

Thanks for the presentation.

PB
Patrick B.

This was a good program but I don't text with clients. Still, it's useful information.

DC
Donna C.

Great class, very informative

NN
Neal N.

This was cutting edge. Good presentation.

JD
Justin D.

Very practical

GP
Gina D. P.

Good speaker; clear and informative slides

JP
Jodi P.

Speaker had good anecdotes.

MG
MIchael G.

good course

RF
robert f.

Great info!!

JT
Jaime Alejandro T.

This was a great program, and it exceeded my expectations. Great info, and great ideas to resolve potential issues.

BH
Bruce H.

Very good presentation!

DV
Douglas V.

Speaker was excellent and provided very practical suggestions.

GD
Gary D.

Excellent content. The importance of proper preservation and sequestration of electronic messaging is often not well understood. So, this course serves as a good basic primer. I imagine it will be updated so Mr. Jardine doesn’t run out of material.

RL
Rosalie L.

Excellent and extremely relevant course.

TM
Toni M.

Very helpful because I was clueless about rule specifics.

CK
Candice K.

I didn't know about text as a more formal option, although I have had clients and counsel use it. Making me a touch uncomfortable. This was a very useful presentation.

BM
Byron M.

Practical advice in the digital age.

CW
Charles W.

Very useful information and well presented.

CH
Catherine H.

great presenter, great and timely subject matter, thanks again for the great presentation

ME
Mark E.

Statistics were eye opening, though I kinda knew it. Also appreciate being introduced to the office text platforms.

GM
gerard m.

Very important topic all lawyers should know about this speaker was clear concise and very informative

LF
Louise F.

Very good program!!

MZ
Maxwell Z.

Great suggestions

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Tina E.

Useful information

MZ
MICHELLE Z.

Excellent presentation and speaket. Valuable info provided.

MJ
MITZI J.

Interesting topic

KM
Kim M.

really informative content

KS
Kathleen S.

Outstanding! Excellent material. Would sign up for courses with this speaker again.

AK
Alex K.

Very interesting statistics, especially about the texting.

AB
Andrew B.

A must see in todays electronic age.

BH
Benjamin H.

Very informative and relative to today's practice.

JB
Joshua B.

I appreciate this topic as clients are increasingly turning to texting to get in touch.

AP
Andrew P.

Fantastic course!! Excellent speaker!! Please offer more tech for lawyers classes with this instructor Thank you

JH
John H.

Some good, practical advice in an area that is often more academic that applicable but makes you double check your processes.

AG
Alexandre G.

practical and useful

PC
Pamela C.

Good information.

KO
Kevin O.

I appreciate this being later in the day.

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