Tuesday, May 15, 2007

2007-05-15 Attorney's Competency Includes Technology

From The May 15 Issue of the Florida Bar News

Said Bar Ethics Counsel Elizabeth Tarbert: “Lawyers have an obligation of confidentiality, which requires that lawyers take reasonable precautions from inadvertently disclosing client information, as well as from purposefully disclosing client information. “Lawyers also have a duty of competence, which includes keeping current with technological changes that may affect the lawyers’ clients.”

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