A panel of security experts moderated by Above the Law’s David Lat at ABA Tech Show 2016  offered lots of solid, practical advice on what lawyers can do to ensure confidentiality of communications with clients. Tips included using FaceTime or iphone-to-iphone texting – both of which are encrypted and surprisingly secure, encrypting emails, avoiding Dropbox…

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Call New Jersey solo attorney Mark Rinaldi one lucky fellow. Rinaldi narrowly escaped a legal malpractice claim after the New Jersey Appellate Division absolved him of liability for failing to file a timely personal injury suit for a former client who called the office to retain Rinaldi’s service and spoke with a secretary who gathered…

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Smokeball Ai

We don’t do it often, but today, MyShingle is offering this sponsored post by Smokeball. The sponsored post met our stringent criterion. First, I had an opportunity to view Smokeball product demos at the site, and try it out myself at a demo by Smokeball’s very hands-on VP, Chelsey Lambert. What’s neat about Smokeball –…

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As I’ve described before, I consider myself a practical technologist  – I choose tech tools based on cost and what they can do to help me right now rather than paying top dollar for the latest-and-greatest gadgets that may not work for my practice. Likewise, I track technology on a “need to know” basis –…

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When I couldn’t get a response from a medical provider after I’d written a lengthy complaint more than two months earlier, I did what any disgruntled consumer would do: I took it to Twitter. Cognizant of the possibility of a defamation claim ( been there, done that ) not to mention loss of my family’s…

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