Thursday, June 24, 2021

9:00 AM-12:15 PM

  • Government/Non-Profit Member $60.00
  • Judge Member $0.00
  • LBA Solo Section $25.00
  • LBA Young Lawyers $15.00
  • Member $120.00
  • Non-Member $240.00
  • Paralegal Member $15.00
  • Sustaining Member $108.00

June 23, 2021 11:00 PM

A reservation is required in advance of the program. Registrants will receive a confirmation e-mail the day before the event which will contain a link to join the meeting via Zoom and attachments of the handout material and CLE activity code and instruction on how to file with the Ky Bar Association (PDF files).

Practicing anywhere at any time is no longer just a dream for lawyers-it’s a reality. However, that reality also comes with responsibility and risks! Under Model Rule 1.6 lawyers must take reasonable precautions to protect client info and data that is in their custody! In this seminar, we will discuss the ethical and malpractice pitfalls of mobile, cloud, and general everyday law office computing. We will learn about Cloud options and address how to safely store documents, data, and programs in the cloud and on mobile devices. Learn what programs and features you should and must use with Cloud storage options like Dropbox, Box & OneDrive. We will also discuss security vulnerabilities related to documents, emails and metadata associated with those files. We will also discuss how to properly delete client data, assign passwords, and dispose of computer equipment while protecting client privacy. Finally, we will discuss the essential elements of your firm’s cybersecurity plan.


 09:00 AM – 09:10 AM

 Why Lawyers are Targets, New Rules Cloud Computing

 09:10 AM – 09:45 AM

 Cloud Computing

  • Advantages
  • Ethical Risks
  • Lawyer’s Duty Using Dropbox, Box, OneNote, Google Drive
  • Addressing Risks

 09:45 AM – 10:15 AM

 Firm Security
 Mobile Security
 Full Disk Encryption
 Lawyer’s Need to Use VPN over Public Wi-Fi
 Mobile Device Management

 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

 Proper Redaction
 Paul Manafort Example/Problem
 Step-by-Step Proper PDF Redaction

 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM


10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

 Email Encryption – Lawyer’s Duty 
 How to Encrypt
 Solutions for Lawyers

 11:00 AM – 11:10 AM

 Lawyer’s Duty to Disclose Data Breaches

 11:10 AM – 11:20 AM

 Lawyer’s Duty to Properly Scrub/Dispose of Computers

 11:20 AM – 11:30 AM

 Lawyer’s Duty to Properly Scrub / Dispose of Computers
 Metadata    – What is it, and How Lawyers get in Trouble?

 11:30 AM – 11:45 AM

 Password Management & Two Factor Authentication

 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM

 Elements of your Firm’s Cybersecurity Plan

Speaker: Paul J. Unger, Affinity Consulting Group

Paul J. Unger is a nationally recognized speaker, author and thought-leader in the legal technology industry.  He is an attorney and founding principal of Affinity Consulting Group, a nationwide consulting company providing legal technology consulting, continuing legal education, and training.

He is the author of dozens legal technology manuals and publications, including recent published books, Tame the Digital Chaos – A Lawyer’s Guide to Distraction, Time, Task & Email Management (2017) and PowerPoint in an Hour for Lawyers (2014). He served as Chair of the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center (2012-13, 2013-14)(, Chair of ABA TECHSHOW (2011)(, and served as Planning Chair for the 2016 ACLEA Mid-Year Conference in Savannah, GA.  He is a member of the American Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Ohio Association for Justice, and New York State Bar Association, and specializes in document and case management, paperless office strategies, trial presentation and litigation technology, and legal-specific software training and professional development for law firms and legal departments throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. Mr. Unger has provided trial presentation consultation for over 400 cases. In his spare time, he likes to run and restore historic homes.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received by the LBA 24 hours in advance to receive a credit or refund. Substitutes will be allowed. This is a LIVE program and any post-event recordings will be subject to the On-Demand fee(s).

Credit Status: Approved
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