On June 16, 2011, Attorney Brown attended VirtualLegalTech.VirtualLegalTech provides CLE programs on emerging technology issues and updates on technology issues related to law.
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.
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.
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.
One Year Anniversary
Attorney Brown celebrated his one year anniversary as a licensed attorney on April 13, 2011.
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…
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…
The Regent Law Review published Attorney Brown’s academic, student note (article) on the emerging intersection of greenhouse gas regulations and local land use regulations. The article analyzes 42 U.S.C. § 7431, and its potentially limiting effect on federal greenhouse gas regulations that involve local land use issues. See Shannon Brown,…
Greenhouse Gas Regulation (CO2), Local Land Use Authority, and 42 USC 7431
Synopsis Student Note exploring a potential limitation (42 USC 7431) on the preemption of local land use regulations by federal greenhouse gas regulations (CO2). The Note argues that federal law might not preempt, per se, regulations by local authorities related to global warming because 1) land use…