Tag Archives: competence

Bridging The Tech Chasm

Some things never cease to amaze me. Like the fact that lawyers, who want to be the best at everything they do, don’t seem to care if they are incompetent at technology. Sound extreme? I don’t think so. If they cared, they would actually be upset, or at least concerned, about the fact that they and their staffs don’t know …

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Tech Competence: Knowing What Matters

In August of 2012, the ABA House of Delegates voted on a series of amendments to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct recommended by the Ethics 20/20 Commission. One of the most basic yet important changes came in the comments to Rule 1.1: Competence. As amended, the comment now states: [6] To maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, a lawyer should …

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