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EYL150306- Cloud Computing: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know Now CLE
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Cloud computing is an integral part of any "connected" attorney's practice. The storage, transmission and processing of client data carries with it certain obligations, such as protection of confidential client information that is transmitted electronically. Attorneys need to understand the technology they are using, the best ways to protect client information, the safest products to use, and how to prevent and prepare for data breaches. CLE Credit: 3.0 (incl. 1.0 ethics)

When: Friday, March 6, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: Connecticut Bar Association
30 Bank St.
New Britain, Connecticut  06050
United States
Contact: Member Service Center

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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

CLE Credit: 3.0 Hours  (including 1.0 hours Ethics)

About the Program:

Cloud computing, an integral part of any "connected" attorney's practice, carries with it certain obligations, such as the protection of confidential client information. Attorneys need to understand the technology available, the best ways to protect client information, and how to prevent and prepare for data breaches. Attorneys also should be aware of the ethical obligations associated with the use of this technology. This program, featuring experienced experts in technology, will provide participants with insight into all the aforementioned topics. 

Who Should Attend:

Any attorney interested in learning more about cloud computing, data storage security risks, and pertinent ethical issues.

You Will Learn About:

  • What the term "cloud computing" refers to in the context of legal practice
  • The products available for cloud storage of data
  • Best practices for data back up, storage, processing, transmission, recovery and disaster planning
  • About the ethical issues and pitfalls associated with cloud computing

Carmina K. Tessitore, The Law Office of Carmina K. Tessitore, Westport

Karyl Carrasquilla, Assistant Disciplinary Counsel, Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel, Hartford

Jamie D'Agostino, President And CEO, Netology Technology Services, Stamford
Avi Smith-Rapaport, President/Owner, We Care Computers, LLC, West Hartford


Agenda/Program Outline:


9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  1. What is Cloud Computing?
    How do attorneys and firms use Cloud Computing resources?
    Discussion of products.
  2. Discussion of Cloud Computing best practices including back up, recovery, and disaster planning.

11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.  Break

11:10 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

             Discussion of ethical obligations associated with cloud computing and common ethical pitfalls.

Event Cost: Member $105
                      Non-member $185
                      Law/Paralegal Student $50


** CLE materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received. Refunds require a minimum of two business days notice.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. Financial hardship information available upon request.




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