Legal Ethics and Data Security: Our Individual and Collective Obligation to Protect Client Data

26 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2015

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Drew Simshaw

Gonzaga University School of Law

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

New technologies are drastically changing the way lawyers practice law. Advances in areas such as cloud computing and mobile devices are enabling new ways to communicate with clients, as well as new ways to collect, store, and manage data pertaining to their cases. This Article provides practitioners with the necessary tools to fulfill their ethical obligation to protect client information in an increasingly digitized world.

Keywords: legal ethics, technology, data security, information security, cybersecurity, confidentiality

Suggested Citation

Simshaw, Drew, Legal Ethics and Data Security: Our Individual and Collective Obligation to Protect Client Data (2015). American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 38, 2015, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2668174

Drew Simshaw (Contact Author)

Gonzaga University School of Law ( email )

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Spokane, WA 99220-3528
United States

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