The Ethics of Cloud Computing ***50% OFF

Legal Area:        Ethics Professional Responsibility Law Practice Skills Management
Total Credit Hours:        1.25
Ethics Credit Included:        0.75
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Course Materials:        textaudio
Session END DATE:        02/28/2019
Information:        ONLY $10¬† Code:SAVE50

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program in the area of ethics and technology. More lawyers are moving an increasing amount of their work product from storage on their local computer systems to remotely accessed storage on cloud computer systems. Items such as email, document management, task lists, contacts, etc. can all now be stored in the cloud. But with this move, the challenges of protecting client information have increased. In this seminar, various cloud storage options will be discussed along with analysis of the ethical implications each one poses. This course features a streaming audio (as well as a downloadable MP3 audio) presentation from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on April 26, 2013.

Subjects to be discussed during this course include:

  • The Closed Network Model

  • Cloud: What is it?

  • Cloud: Why try it?

  • Ethical Concerns

  • Cloud Storage Types

  • Applications Available in the Cloud

The speaker for this course is Mr. Sammy Ford, IV, an attorney with the firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend in Houston. Mr. Ford is admitted to practice in all state courts in Texas and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and Houston Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Sammy Ford IV was recently selected as one of the 2014 Texas Rising Stars by Texas Monthly magazine.He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law (J.D., With Honors - 2007) and his undergraduate degree from Harvard College (B.A., magna cum laude, 2004). A more extensive biography for Mr. Ford may be found at his firm's website.


This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA.  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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