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The Lawyer’s Duty of Technology Competence

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In 2009, the American Bar Association created the Commission on Ethics 20/20 to examine in depth how changes in technology affect the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. The commission made many recommendations and, most notably, the ABA modified Rule 1.1 regarding lawyer competence. In the new version, Rule 1.1 Comment 8 reads “To maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, ...

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ABA TECHSHOW 2016: An Interview with Chair Steve Best

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ABA Techshow 2016 is almost here! In this episode of The Digital Edge, Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway interview Steve Best, chair of ABA TECHSHOW’s Planning Board, about the popular technology topics that will be covered at the conference in March, why lawyers and other law firm staff should care about tech trends, and how Steve personally became so intricately involved. ...

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Law Practice Authors Podcast Roundup

The Law Practice Division, under which this blog falls, has a growing library of books related to the practice of law, technology, business, and things not taught in law school. We’ve been sharing excerpts from those books, but sometimes it’s helpful to hear directly from authors. We’ve rounded up some podcasts from ABA meetings over the past year that feature some of ...

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