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Using Technology in Your Law Practice in New Jersey


Created on November 06, 2017




We live and practice law in a digital age. Practice requires understanding of the means by which attorneys (among other things) communicate, litigate, engage in transactional work, and advertise through electronic media. This program, taught by Ronald Hedges, Senior Counsel at Dentons, will address these and other concerns related to electronic communications and information and suggest approaches for attorneys who practice law in the digital age, with specific references to New Jersey rules and opinions, including those that lean heavily on guidance from New York.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand how the requirement of competence under Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 applies to the practice of law today
  2. Consider how to communicate and share confidential electronic information consistent with Rule 1.6
  3. Appreciate how "Cloud" services might be used to store client information
  4. Recognize the meaning of supervision under Rules 5.2 and 5.3
  5. Identify ways that social media might be used to provide information about legal services consistent with Rule 7.1, etc.

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