Putting Your Practice in the Cloud - A Pre-Flight Checklist


Cloud computing is one of the hottest legal technology trends to emerge over the past five years. The promise of reduced IT expenditure, coupled with increased mobility and convenience, has lawyers across the country thinking about putting their practices, “in the cloud.”

However, while this new era of legal IT offers many benefits, it also introduces several new risks that a lawyer must consider before selecting a cloudbased service provider.

This article details a “pre-flight checklist” that will help you understand cloud computing, its benefits, and the potential risks to be minimized.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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