Ethical Issues Relating to Smartphone Use
Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2023
Time: 11 a.m. - Noon
Credits: 1.0 EP
This program will discuss the data stored by smartphones, and the dangers created by apps that can access information that is supposed to remain confidential. The program will focus on how lawyers can protect confidential information and information abou clients under Rules of Professional Conduct 1.3, 1.4, and 1.6, and will also address recent ethical guidance from major state bar associations.
Attendees will also learn how, with a few easy steps, they can secure their devices, determine which apps access which types of data, and how to deny access to apps that could improperly access and use the information stored on their phones.
Daniel J. Siegel, Esq
Daniel J. Siegel is a seasoned attorney and entrepreneur with 30+ years of experience. Dan is the owner of the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC, a workers’ compensation and personal injury firm, which has assured or increased the benefits of more injured workers than any other law firm in Pennsylvania. Dan has been widely recognized for this work, including being named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for Workers’ Compensation for 10+ years, a Philadelphia Inquirer Influencer of Law for Personal Injury and a Philadelphia Business Journal Best of the Bar Honoree for Plaintiff Personal Injury.
In addition, Dan represents individuals and families in Social Security Disability/SSI and medical malpractice claims and counsels clients on estate planning and real estate transactions. As Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Committee on Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Dan also provides ethics and disciplinary guidance as well as trial and appellate court writing to fellow attorneys.
Dan is also the owner of Integrated Technology Services, LLC, a technology consulting firm for attorneys and small businesses that combines his passion for technology and the law. Given this expertise, Dan is a frequent author and nationally recognized speaker on legal ethics, social media, law firm technology, law practice management and mobile computing for lawyers. Dan wrote or co-wrote several books for the ABA Law Practice Division including “How to Do More in Less Time,” “The Ultimate Guide to Adobe Acrobat DC,” “The Ultimate Guide to LexisNexis CaseMap” and “Checklists for Lawyers,” among others.
Originally Recorded: July 1, 2023
Important information & login instructions:
- This is not eligible as part of the 2023 Annual Pass.
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