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5 Security Tips for Lawyers Working Online

5 Security Tips for Lawyers Working Online 1000 667 Alex Braun

As long as attorney work requires access to the sensitive personal records of end clients, law firms will always be a top target for hackers. While SaaS software typically offers greater security and less maintenance than locally installed products, users share some basic responsibility for keeping client data secure. As an attorney, this is part…

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Attorney-Client Privilege Review Made Easy

Attorney-Client Privilege Review Made Easy 150 150 Jason Krause

Last week, I had the fortune to co-host the Legal Geeks podcast with Josh Gilliland, talking about attorney-client privilege. In the conversation, I made the point that protecting attorney-client privilege is a matter of hard work, vigilance, and due diligence. As we discussed, while it is possible for parties to agree to a limitation of waiver…

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Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege: Nextpoint on Legal Geeks Podcast

Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege: Nextpoint on Legal Geeks Podcast 150 150 Jason Krause

Nextpoint is going geek. Last week I had the pleasure of joining Josh Gilliland on the Legal Geeks podcast to discuss protecting attorney-client privilege in litigation. Josh and his frequent collaborator Jessica Mederson have done a great job blending discussions of the law with deep conversations about Star Trek and other topics- sometimes in Starfleet uniforms.…

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Why Are Lawyers So Bad at Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege?

Why Are Lawyers So Bad at Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege? 150 150 Jason Krause

When lawyers are managing eDiscovery there are really just three things they need to know for every document – is it responsive, non responsive, or privileged. Responsive they give to opposing counsel, non-responsive they ignore, and privileged documents must be protected. As the U.S. Supreme Court put it, “The attorney-client privilege is the oldest of…

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