Where do lawyers stand on the issues of advertising and ethics, especially when online technology is in the picture? Hear Andrew Perlman, the Chief Reporter for the American Bar Association’s Commission on Ethics 20/20 and Nathan Darling, the 2010 President of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA), talk with Lawyer2Lawyer co-host, J. Craig Williams to spotlight the ABA’s Commission on Ethics 20/20’s preliminary issue paper about restrictions on lawyers’ use of technology for marketing and advertising, reaction to the proposed rule changes and what this all means in reality.
Suffolk Law Professor Andrew Perlman discusses King & Spalding’s withdrawal from defending the Defense of Marriage Act in this podcast.
In our February edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Mark Gerow director of applications development and business process in the intellectual property group at Fenwick & West. They talk about why SharePoint is so popular in law firms, and how firms can create “ethical walls” to protect client confidentiality — the subject of Gerow’s article, Building Ethical Walls in Microsoft SharePoint, in the February issue of Law Technology News.
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On this edition of Digital Detectives, co-hosts Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc. and John W. Simek, Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, welcome David Ries, a partner at Thorp Reed & Armstrong in Pittsburgh, to discuss ethical issues in e-discovery. Sharon, John and Dave take a look at the “five Cs” in e-discovery, the most common ethical violation in e-discovery and ensuring that attorneys comply with their ethical duties with respect to e-discovery.
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Solo and small-firm practitioners have discovered that Craigslist has been a great source for generating business, but are challenged by a growing number of lawyer ads and individual state’s advertising rules. Host J. Craig Williams welcomes Attorney Susan Beecher, a solo practitioner out of Kent, Washington and Attorney William Hornsby, counsel in the American Bar Association’s Division for Legal Services, to look at the upside and downside of advertising on Craigslist and the legal ethics issues surrounding advertising on these free online sites.