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Law Firms Are Prime Information-Security Targets

Law firms do not hold special immunity from the threat of cybercriminals. In fact, law firms should be extra vigilant, considering the breadth of sensitive client information they often possess regarding corporate...more

Board will not Keep Highly Confidential Documents out of In-House Counsel’s Hands

In Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC v, Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., IPR2013-00372, Paper 33 (March 7, 2014), the Board rejected Supernus proposed protective order which sought to create a category of highly confidential...more

Fun with Facebook

In the last few months, numerous cases involving Facebook have resulted in amusing rulings that we would be remiss to ignore. On deck for this blog post we have three good ones...more

Weekly Brief: New Round of Layoffs Hit Law Firms [Video]

March 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. New Jersey-based Archer & Greiner PC is the latest law firm to announce layoffs of attorneys and staff. Also, counsel for...more

What Standard must be Met for and Emailed Contract to be Considered Valid

A new ruling that could affect how Phoenix law offices advise their clients on contract law is currently in the news. In September, an Arizona appellate court advised that a trial court needed to determine what constitutes...more

Beyond the Cloud: How to BYOD, Step 1

Moving data to the cloud has been the critical data security challenge confronting organizations in the past few years. With the cloud transition well underway, the spotlight has turned to securing end-user devices like...more

Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update – October 10, 2012

Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more

Lawyers in the Cloud

"Lawyers in the Cloud" explains the cloud storage system, risks, and how to assess whether to use large private systems or public systems like DropBox. From the July/August 2012 Palm Beach Bar Bulletin....more

Making Your Online Evidence Usable in the Courtroom by Michael Kaiser, Kaiser Legal Group

Presented by Michael Kaiser of the Kaiser Legal Group at the Seattle Continuing Legal Education seminar (CLE) "Everything You Don't Know About E-Discovery (But Wish You Did)." The CLE was held at the Washington State...more

Testimonials Still Are Not a Good Idea

Clients Value Their Privacy I do not provide references because my clients value their privacy and time, as do I. After practicing law for 25 years, I am thoroughly imbued with the concept of confidentiality, and I take...more

ABA Health Law Section Brings You a Complimentary Podcast on the New E-Signature Process for Social Security Information...

The new electronic signature process for the authorization to disclose information to the Social Security Administration (Form SSA-827) is scheduled to begin April 21, 2012. The process was developed to comply with the laws...more

Key Privacy, Security and Information Management Issues in a Digital World Economy

Web 2.0, mobile applications and cloud based services have revolutionized how companies communicate and interact with customers, current and prospective, and how businesses process, transmit, secure and store information. ...more

Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update – February 15, 2012

Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more

Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update – February 8, 2012

Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more

Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update – February 1, 2012 (LTNY 2012 Edition)

Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more

Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update – January 25, 2012

Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more

Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update – January 18, 2012

Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more

Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update – January 11, 2012

Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more

Social Media Tips in the Age of eDiscovery

Privacy is one of the public’s biggest concerns when discussing eDiscovery and its place within the realm of social media. For one thing, many people feel that it still exists…it does not. More and more courts are...more

Growing Your Law Practice Productively: A Twelve Step Program for Curing Social Media Addiction

I don’t know about you, but if I see one more article telling me how important it is for me to grow my practice through social media, I may toss a grenade. If I see one more article entitled “Seven Important Steps to Take...more

Sample client disclosure concerning attorney-client email communicaitons

This is a sample client disclosure concerning the use of email and texting as a means of communicating between attorney and client; it's potential impact on the attorney - client privilege and a response to ABA Formal Ethics...more

Those Who Hate the "New" Facebook, Say "I": Why You Need to Stay on Top of the Changes

Most of you hate it, if I can venture a guess. Change is hard for most of us, and this is one of the biggest changes yet to the platform that everyone and their brother is on. And to think — there are more changes...more

Lawyers Should Turn Off "Sent From My [Smartphone]"

Lawyers are fond of their smartphones and tablets but slow to realize the potential harm of those automatic signature lines such as "sent from my iphone." This article from the July / August 2011 Palm Beach Bar Bulletin...more

Security Standards for Legal Technology: What Are They, Exactly?

Things happen at places like the ABATechshow that make you feel like you are experiencing the future unfold right in the moment. Nothing like watching planes crash into the World Trade Center or the devastation of Japan’s...more

Smart Lawyers, Dumb Passwords / Palm Beach County Bar Bulletin

This article discusses common password practices based upon a number of recent surveys and news stories. It then proposes several password habits and guidelines, including the ones used by rocket scientists at NASA. It...more

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