Ethical Obligations Regarding Data Security

With the advent of remote work, it is more important than ever that lawyers understand their ethical obligations regarding data security. Now is the time for attorneys to revisit this issue according to Procopio Partner and General Counsel Carole Buckner’s article in the May edition of the Orange County Lawyer’s Ethically Speaking column.

Webinar on Legal Ethics and Cybersecurity Jan. 10, 2020

Procopio Partner and General Counsel Carole Buckner will be presenting a webinar on January 10, 2020, at noon ET/9 am PT on Legal Ethics and Cyber Security 2020. The ABA recently reported that 26% of law firms reported a security breach.  Lawyers and law firms are at risk of data security breaches and must have …

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Ethical Obligations in Data Security: Webinar July 30, 2019

UPDATE: A recording of this webinar is now available here. Join Procopio Partner and General Counsel Carole J. Buckner for a one-hour webinar July 30, 2019 on an issue critical to lawyers in our digital age. "Ethical Obligations in Data Security: Significant Compliance Practices" is a live webinar from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET …

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Planning an Effective Response to a Cyber Incident

Procopio Partner Carole J. Buckner recently completed a webinar on Planning an Effective Response to a Cyber Incident with Todd Doss, Managing Director of Ankura. The presentation covered staffing the incident response team, planning for communications, and insurance notification. Mr. Doss discussed the role of a forensic consultant in a data breach investigation, including preservation …

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Do You Have a Cyber Attack Incident Response Plan?

Every attorney’s ethical duty of competence requires a lawyer to provide competent representation to a client, applying the legal knowledge, skill, thoroughness and preparation reasonably necessary for the representation. This in turn requires that a lawyer keep abreast of technology, including associated risks and benefits, including continuing study and education. As a matter of best …

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