Pennsylvania CLE Board Adds Technology Ethics Category

In October 2014, the Pennsylvania CLE Board Website added a new category for lawyer CLE programs called Ethics–Technology (new ETH10). Attorney Shannon Brown requested the additional category in light of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s changes to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct effective November…

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Cybersecurity Basics for Pennsylvania Law Firms

Most Pennsylvania law firms either misunderstand cybersecurity [computer and network security] or significantly underestimate the threat of data breaches at law firms. Successful “hacks” can result in the loss of client confidential data or even losses of escrow funds. Considering the November 2013 updates to the…

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Predictive Coding Session at the Lancaster Bar Association

On 15 October 2013, attorney Shannon Brown presented a CLE entitled An Introduction to Predictive Coding, TAR, and Emerging eDiscovery at the Lancaster Bar Association’s 2013 Bench Bar Conference. The well-attended event covered general issues increasingly facing attorneys involved in eDiscovery (and normal law practice): getting a grasp on the…

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Presentation on eDiscovery for Small Law Firms

On September 25, 2013, Attorney Shannon Brown presented a CLE on eDiscovery technologies available for small law firms and solo law practices at the Berks County Bar Association’s Solo and Small Firm Conference. The CLE covered the state of the profession relating to emerging eDiscovery technologies with particular focus on eDiscovery options for small law firms.

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Presentation on Drones, Media Hacking & Just-in-Time Media

Attorney Shannon Brown presented a continuing education program (CLE) for lawyers addressing emerging technologies issues such as drones, hacking, and just-in-time news reporting. The presentation was for the 21st Annual Media Lawyers Conference sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.

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Attorney Brown Continuing Education

In October, Attorney Brown returns to class by taking three, technology-related, non-credit courses:

Introduction to Machine Learning,
Introduction to Databases, and
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence.

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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 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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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…

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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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