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Civil Litigation CLE: An Attorney's Duty

  • 5 Dec 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • Boulder County Justice Center Jury Assembly Room

Please join the Civil Litigation section for their CLE presented by Phi-Hang Tran, Esq. This presentation will discuss:

Ethics – Attorney’s Duty: Competence and Technology, Rules of Professional Conduct, Case Law (15 mins)

  • ABA Model Rule 1.1, Comment 8
  • [8]  To maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, a lawyer should keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology, engage in continuing study and education and comply with all continuing legal education requirements to which the lawyer is subject.
  • Colorado RPC 1.1, Comment 8
  • Maintaining Competence
  • [8] To maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, a lawyer should keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, and changes in communications and other relevant technologies, engage in continuing study and education, and comply with all continuing legal education requirements to which the lawyer is subject.

eDiscovery (15 min)

  • Essentials of eDiscovery
  • Terminology      
  • Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM)
  • Rules of Civil Procedure specifically related to eDiscovery
  • Case Law
  • Best Practices – meet and confer, checklists, tools and applications
  1. Data Privacy (15 min)
  • Ethics rules re: attorney duty re: client files, retention, and data privacy
  • Fiduciary duty – i.e., banking, securities
  • State and Federal Rules/Regulations on data privacy (i.e., HIPAA, FTC, SEC)
  • Cross-border discovery – GDPR (effective May 2018) in EU/UK, data privacy requirements and data handling by US entities

Cybersecurity  (15 min)

  • Data breaches and cyberthreats
  • Areas of vulnerabilities
  • How to protect against cyberthreats/best practices:

Password protection

VPNs

Security tools/applications


$25 CLE, $15 New/Young Lawyer

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