Ethics Rules and Steps to Comply When Using Electronic Information

Ronald J. Hedges
Ronald J. Hedges | Dentons US LLP

Ronald J. Hedges, J.D., is a Senior Counsel with Dentons US LLP. He served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the District of New Jersey from 1986 to 2007.

Live Video-Broadcast: December 13, 2022

Ethics Rules and Steps to Comply When Using Electronic Information

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Program Summary

Electronic information is a common feature of the practice of law. Attorneys use electronic information to communicate, advertise, and engage in litigation. That use must comply with applicable rules of professional conduct. This presentation will focus on various ethics rules and suggest steps attorneys can take to comply with those rules when they use electric information.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • How to be competent when using electronic information
  • What should be done to maintain confidentiality
  • How might nonlawyers be supervised when using electronic information
  • What might be the benefits and risks of social media

Date / Time: December 13, 2022

  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Ronald J. Hedges_ Dentons US LLP_FedBarRonald J. Hedges | Dentons US LLP

Ronald J. Hedges, J.D., is a Senior Counsel with Dentons US LLP. He served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the District of New Jersey from 1986 to 2007. Mr. Hedges is a frequent writer and speaker on various topics related to, among other things, electronic information and is the lead author of Managing Discovery of Electronic Information: A Pocket Guide for Judges, Third Edition (Federal Judicial Center: 2017),

https://www.fjc.gov/content/323370/managing-discovery-electronic-information-third-edition.

He is also the Co-Senior Editor of The Sedona Conference Cooperation Proclamation: Resources for the Judiciary, Third Edition:

https://thesedonaconference.org/sites/default/files/Judicial%20Resources%20publication%20announcement.pdf

Editor of Electronic Evidence in Criminal Investigations and Actions: Representative Court Decisions and Supplementary Materials, hosted by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office at Understanding electronic information in criminal investigations and actions | Mass.gov.

Agenda

I. How to be competent when using electronic information | 2:00pm – 2:15pm

II. What should be done to maintain confidentiality | 2:15pm – 2:30pm

III. How might nonlawyers be supervised when using electronic information | 2:30pm – 2:45pm

IV. What might be the benefits and risks of social media | 2:45pm – 3:00pm