(Webcast) The Mobile Lawyer: The Ethics of Working Remotely

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | 9:30 am – 10:30 am

  • This talk will cover the ethical issues presented when lawyers work remotely, whether from home, in court, or on vacation. The intersection of technology competence and professionalism will be discussed with an emphasis of how these obligations impact technology decisions and implementation. Recent ethics opinions on remote working will be covered. Ethics issues discussed will include using cloud-based software, cybersecurity recommendations, working from a jurisdiction in which you’re not licensed, and much more. You’ll learn how to ensure ethical compliance when working remotely, including how to ensure that you’re making educated decisions about choosing and using remote working tools, and how to maintain your ethical obligations when working remotely from jurisdictions in which you’re not licensed.

    Program Fee:
    Free for Members | $69 for Nonmembers

  • Nicole Black

  • 9:30 – 9:35 am Overview of Program/Introduction

    9:35 – 9:45 am Ethics issues related to technology competence & professionalism

    9:45 – 9:55 am Ethics issues related to secure communication

    9:55 – 10:05 am Ethics issues related to working in another jurisdiction

    10:05 – 10:15 am Cybersecurity best practices

    10:15 – 10:20 am Business resiliency

    10:20 – 10:30 am Q&A

  • New York: 1.0 Ethics
    New Jersey: 1.1 Professional Responsibility
    California: 1.0 Professional Responsibility
    Pennsylvania: 1.0 Professional Responsibility
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Thank You to Our Sponsors:

    Co-Sponsored By:

    Small Law Firm Center

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | aavila@nycbar.org