SEMINAR AGENDA


LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR SERIES:

 

Course X

"LAWYERS VS THE MANY LEGAL & MALPRACTICE
ISSUES INVOLVING ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY,
EMAIL, ENCRYPTION, METADATA, GPS EVIDENCE,
WIRELESS NETWORKS, CASE MANAGEMENT, & HOW
TWITTER & FACEBOOK WILL IMPACT YOUR PRACTICE"

Seminar Sponsor:
Technology 4 Attorneys, LLC

 

APPROVALS

 

Approved for 5.0 CLE HRS (including 1.0 HR ETHICS) by Idaho State Bar

Approved for 5.25 General or Practical Skills CLE HRS (including 1.0 HR ETHICS) by the Oregon State Bar
Approved for 5.0 CLE HRS (including 1.0 HR ETHICS) by the Washington State Bar

Approved for 5.0 CLE HRS (including 1.0 HR ETHICS) by State Bar of Texas
***Credit for 4.5 CLE Hours (including 1.0 HR ETHICS) for New York
by means of approval of CLE program in Wisconsin, an Approved Jurisdiction of New York
Aproved for 6.0 CLE HRS (including 1.0 HR ETHICS) by Board of Bar Examiners of Wisconsin Supreme Court
Approved for 6.0 CLER HRS( including 1.0 HR ETHICS) by the Florida Bar
Approved for 6.0 CLE Hours (including 5.4 HRS OFF MGMT / ETHICS) by West Virginia State Bar

FACULTY

 

Kenneth O. Kreis, J.D., a former Assistant Attorney General, State of Illinois, and a former Assistant District Attorney, 47th Judicial District, State of Texas, has engaged in the private practice of law in Idaho for more than 25 years, and has been General Manager of Technology 4 Attorneys, LLC, for the past 9 years.  In addition, he has undertaken specific training and research into web page design issues, html coding, computer hardware, and software issues. He has lectured at over 200 approved CLE seminars in 12 different states during that time period on law related technology topics. Some of these programs have also been co-sponsored by three state bar associations and one regional law school on multiple occasions during the prior 8 years. His approach is to teach these seminars in an understandable, non technical manner. As a practicing lawyer, he understands lawyers concerns with these issues.


AGENDA TIMELINE: 5.0 CLE CREDIT HOURS (1.0 Hour of Ethics)

 

8:30 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Section I: Electronic Discovery: Technology Case Law Update

A. Recent case law on E- issues
1) E-Discovery
. . . 2) E-Mail
•3) E-Metadata

•4) E-ncryption

 

9:30 am - 10:15 am
Section II: E-Mail Malpractice: the Increasing Risks

A. The Many Types of E-Mail Risks facing Lawyers
B. 10 Ways to Protect & Limit Your E-Mail Risks

 

10:15 am - 10:30 am MORNING BREAK

 

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Section III: Encrypting Your Data: The Future is Now for Lawyers

A. Exploring Encryption Options and Risks

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Section IV: The Risks of Metadata for Lawyers

 

A. The Huge Impact of "Metadata" on Law Firms

B. 10 Ways to Limit Your Firm's "Metadata" Risks

 

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Section V: The Major Impact of GPS Evidence on the Practice of Law

 

A. How GPS Technology will Change Your Law Practice

B. Using GPS to Benefit Your Law Practice

 

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm LUNCH (on your own)

 

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Section VI: Using Wireless Networks: The Risks to Lawyers

A. Issues with Your Home Office or Business Wireless Networks
B. Issues with Public Location Wireless Networks

C. Protecting Your Wireless Networks & Data

 

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Section VII: Update on Technology related Ethical Issues for Lawyers

A. E-Mail Ethics Issues
B. Electronic Discovery Ethics Issues
C. Encryption Ethics Issues
D. Metadata Ethics Issues

 

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm AFTERNOON BREAK

 

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Section VIII: Twitter, Facebook, et al: Social Networking Web Concerns for Lawyers

 

A. How Social Networking Web Sites will Affect Your Law Practice

 

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Section IX: Using Case Management Software to Benefit Your Law Practice & Reduce Your Risks

 

A. Managing Your Case Load to Improve Your Practice & Reduce Your Risks

B. Using Your Smartphone in Your Law Practice