Embracing Technology and Protecting Client Data from Your Office to Your Home

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Course Number

4555

CLE

Approved by The Florida Bar for 1.0 hours of General CLE credit including 1.0 hours of Technology and 1.0 hours of Ethics

Description

Attorneys are continuing to work remotely in response to COVID-19. This webinar, presented by Halley Peters and Carlos Baradat of The Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Technology will cover how attorneys can continue working remotely, and what systems and technologies attorneys can employ in order to successfully protect their firms and their clients data.

What we’ll cover:

  • Ethical considerations
  • Working remotely and the challenges that arise
  • Law firms are prime targets for hackers
  • Cautionary tales & Ransomware examples
  • Two approaches to protecting client data

SPEAKER BIO(s)

Halley Peters is a licensed Florida attorney with almost ten years of experience, including litigating nationwide class actions and representing financial institutions against customer claims and in securities matters. At Esquire, Halley provides over 300 law firms and corporations with the legal technology and expertise to efficiently and effectively manage the discovery and deposition process. She currently serves as a Committee Chair on the Technology Committee of the Florida Bar, and was elected Vice President of the Junior League of Miami. Halley graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law and earned her undergrad degrees from the University of Michigan.

Carlos Baradat is an attorney that focuses his efforts on technology and litigation readiness. He has been an adjunct professor for the past seven years where he teaches courses related to technology and litigation practice, and is the founding member of The Baradat Group, a law firm IT consulting company where he provides attorneys with nationwide services related to digital forensics, electronic discovery, cybersecurity, litigation preparedness and law office technology.


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