Cybersecurity for Virginia Lawyers

Streams live on: Friday, October 26, 2018 at 10:30am EDT

Course Format Webcast

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Course Description

Estimated Duration 60 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 extensive experience developing, drafting, and interpreting government regulations and policies. As a former U.S. Army JAG attorney, he has provided legal advice and counsel to senior government officials on a wide variety of legal issues.


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