James Walker speaks at PLI's "Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2017: Get Fluent in Technology" program

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September 14, 2017

RK&O partner James Walker spoke on a panel at PLI's "Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2017: Get Fluent in Technology" program on Thursday, September 14th at 4:00 p.m. The panel was titled, "Legal Ethics in 2017: Just When You Thought It was Safe to Go Back to the Keyboard..." During this discussion, Mr. Walker and his co-panelist explored:

  • Technological competence – now an ethical duty
  • The ethical traps in using social media
  • The risks when managing client funds and escrow accounts using technology
  • A lawyer’s ethical duties as a vendor in light of the New York DFS regulations and cybersecurity rules
  • Laptops, smartphones, megaphones – are the ethical considerations the same?

For more information on the program please click here.