Hiding in Plain Sight: Do You Know What’s Lurking in the Shadows of Your Legal Documents?

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Ethics Professional Responsibility Malpractice Liability Law Practice Management Skills
Total Credit Hours:        1.00
Ethics Credit Included:        1.00
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        01/31/2020
Information:        NOW AVAILABLE
  

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The Professional Ethics Committee for the State Bar of Texas issued an opinion regarding an attorney’s duties with regard to electronic documents. The State Bar determined that Texas lawyers have an affirmative duty to “scrub” legal documents before transmitting them. This informative CLE presentation will provide an in-depth review of Ethics Opinion 665 as well as different methods of scrubbing documents. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on January 19, 2018.



Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Identifying The Privileged Information

  • Relevant Case Law

  • Ethics Opinion 665 - Ethical Duty To Prevent Disclosure

  • Texas Rules of Professional Disciplinary Conduct

  • What Does "Scrub" Mean?

  • What Could Be Hiding in Plain Sight?

  • It's Okay To Peek, But Be Careful

  • Specific To Jurisdiction


  • Speakers: Mia Lorick, an attorney with the firm of Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey, P.C. Mia Lorick practices in the firm’s trial and appellate groups with a focus on real estate litigation, professional liability defense, and civil appeals. Mia has participated in several trials and appeals—including oral argument at the Texas Supreme Court. And, following favorable verdicts for her clients, Mia was featured on NPR, KHOU, KPRC, Law 360°, and Texas Lawyer. Mia is a faculty member for the NITA Deposition Course and is an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center.  More information may be found on her firm's website.




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    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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