Technology & Lawyer Ethics CLE Presented

On 09 September 2011, Attorney Brown presented a continuing legal education (CLE) program for attorneys entitled “Technology in Law Practice: How Can Something So Beneficial Raise So Many Ethical Concerns?”

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Attorney Brown Published in The Pennsylvania Lawyer

The Pennsylvania Lawyer published Attorney Brown’s article entitled “Navigating the Fog of Cloud Computing” in the annual technology issue (September/October 2011). Attorney Brown prepared an Unofficial Supplement with additional materials

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Attorney Brown Attends E-Discovery for Solos and Small Law Firms Webinar

On August 25, 2011, Attorney Brown attended the E-Discovery for Solos and Small Law Firms Webinar. The webinar addressed eDiscovery issues specifically from the solo and small law firm perspective

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S/MIME Encrypted Email Available

Attorney Brown now offers an additional method for client’s to encrypt emails sent to Attorney Brown and for Attorney Brown to authenticate emails.

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Hiatus Explained—Technology & Ethics CLE Pending

For the past few weeks, Attorney Brown took a brief hiatus from blogging and website articles to prepare for a forthcoming Legal Ethics & Technology CLE. Attorney Brown is scheduled to deliver the CLE at the Lancaster Bar Association on September 9, 2011. The CLE will address (as time permits) emerging issues for lawyers related to technology

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Attorney Brown Attends Sessions of “Cloud Computing: Securely Moving From the Fringes to the Mainstream”

On June 22, 2011, Attorney Brown attended sessions of the online seminar entitled “Cloud Computing: Securely Moving From the Fringes to the Mainstream.” Sessions addressed the technical and business challenges arising from cloud computing

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Attorney Brown Attends VirtualLegalTech

On June 16, 2011, Attorney Brown attended VirtualLegalTech.VirtualLegalTech provides CLE programs on emerging technology issues and updates on technology issues related to law.

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Attorney Brown Admitted to Practice in Federal Court

Attorney Brown was admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. The admission ceremony was held in Harrisburg on May 13, 2011.

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Cloud Computing Article Published in At Issue

At Issue published my article entitled Cloud Computing 101 for Lawyers. The article discusses the basics of cloud computing for lawyers. The topics include defining cloud computing, explaining the common Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Storage-as-a-Service (STaaS) options, and identifying cloud computing issues specific to lawyers.

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Attorney Brown Spends a Morning “On the Hill”

Attorney Brown spent Tuesday morning, April 26, 2011, meeting with Pennsylvania state legislators in Harrisburg. The meetings with local legislators were coordinated by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

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Attorney Brown Attends VirtualLegalTech 2011

Attorney Brown attended VirtualLegalTech 2011 on March 17, 2011. VirtualLegalTech online seminars allow an attorney to keep current with breaking and emerging Law & Technology issues.

The dominant theme of the March 2011 VirtualLegalTech Show was the fundamental shift in law practice—a shift largely driven by technology and the changing economy. The presentations illustrated that mobile, virtual law firms are an emerging, new paradigm for delivering legal services. According to the presentations, law practice technology may help increase efficiency and may enhance services for the added-value-conscious client.

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Encrypted Email Option

Attorney Brown offers clients the option to encrypt email communications. Using the widely-deployed OpenPGP-based encryption technology, clients may obtain Attorney Brown’s OpenPGP/GNUPG Public Key via the Contact Section of this website (or on request). OpenPGP/GNUPG uses public-key technology to encrypt and “sign” email messages. (See GNUPG Privacy…

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Recent Continuing Education Programs

Attorney Brown recently attended three, continuing education/webinar programs. February 16, 2011—Filing an Unclaimed Property Report in Pennsylvania; February 24, 2011—Smart Security Solutions for Cloud Computing; and March 1, 2011—DUI Practice for General Practitioners. The Filing an Unclaimed Property Report in Pennsylvania program summarized the unclaimed property reporting rules for any…

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Attorney Brown Attends VirtualLegalTech 2010

VirtualLegalTech explored emerging technology issues in the legal community—from e-Discovery to cloud computing—all in an online, virtual conference environment.

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