My recent article in the Ethics in Brief column for the San Diego County Bar Association discusses a case involving terminating sanctions granted by a court after delays in scheduling discovery.
Legal ethics issues arise in a number of cloud computing applications. A primary consideration is the ethical duty of confidentiality. What is appropriate depends on many factors including the type of legal matter and sensitivity of the information. An additional ethical consideration is the duty of competence. With the risk of data breach increasing, lawyers should think carefully concerning how they use the cloud. My new article in the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Update surveys the subject. Read it here.