Cybersecurity for Virginia Lawyers

(191 Ratings)

Produced on: October 26, 2018

Course Format On Demand Audio

Taught by


Course Description

Time 61 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

This program is designed to provide a brief overview of the current cybersecurity threats faced by attorneys while illustrating how technology in the practice of law influences an attorney's obligations under the rules of professional responsibility, with a focus on Virginia attorneys.

This program, presented by Darius Davenport, head of Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice Group of Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, discusses examples of the effects of data security incidents on law firms, the cost associated with data security incidents, and the practical steps that attorneys need to take to deal with cyber threats.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain an overview of current cybersecurity threats faced by attorneys, and examples of the effects of data security incidents on law firms
  2. Explore how technology in the law influences attorneys under the Virginia rules of professional conduct
  3. Develop practical strategies to handle potential cyber threats


Darius Davenport

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin

Darius Davenport leads the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice Group of Crenshaw, Ware & Martin. His practice focuses on data privacy laws and regulations, helping clients mitigate cyber risk, and dealing with the legal and practical problems resulting from cyber incidents. His cybersecurity counsel to businesses and municipalities includes drafting and review of incident response plans, cybersecurity employee policies, technology contracts and conducting cybersecurity and breach response exercises. He is frequently invited to speak on cybersecurity and data privacy issues. Mr. Davenport’s practice also includes complex litigation in state and federal courts with an emphasis on public sector law, employment law and insurance defense. He represents housing authorities, businesses and municipalities across the region. Mr. Davenport has experience handling government administrative law matters including ethics, FOIA, the Privacy Act and use of digital media. As a former U.S. Army JAG attorney, he has drafted regulations, and provided legal advice and counsel to senior government officials on a wide variety of legal issues. Mr. Davenport is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. He is a member of the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia. Practice Areas - Admiralty & Maritime Law - Litigation - Public Sector Law -Data Privacy & Security


Lawrence J.

Very easy to follow and to understand a process to address the issue. Very good.

Brett B.

Mr. Davenport was an excellent presenter who handled the various topic areas in a precise, efficient manner. This was one of the very best Lawline Webcasts I have attended and covered an area of growing concern for all attorneys and Law Firms. I highly recommend this program.

Tom H.

Solid course.

Cathie H.

Excellent presentation!

Nancy K.

Excellent ---- need more from Mr. Davenport.

Shannon N.

very informative one of the best online cles I have ever had

Jo M.

Knowledgeable and well-organized presenter. Scary but very useful information!

Leigh B.

Very interesting topic and the overview was very informative.

Paul S.

Excellent job by the speaker.

Robert N.

fantastic program

Geoffrey D.

Presenter was well spoken.

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