Thursday, October 23, 2012, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cloud computing is becoming more and more common place — both in the business world and the legal profession. Yet with this method of delivery of computing and storage capacity comes a new set of ethical dilemmas that must be addressed, including issues of protecting privacy, trademarks and trade secrets; issues involving sharing of data and compliance; ethical issues regarding storage; security cpncerns — and more.

A panel of experts will use real world examples to discuss the hot button ethical concerns, and provide guidance about adopting best practices.

Approved Slides – 2012-10-11-NYCLA-CLE-How-to-Balance-E-Discovery-Requirements-and-Cloud-Computing-Challenges-with-Ethical-Compliance_1a


Recommended Reading:

1) “The Perfect Preservation Letter” – Craig T Ball – preservationletter.pdf

2) Sample Preservation Letter – Email me ( for a sample preservation letter.

3) What Should Attorneys know about CyberForensics? – April Issue of NYCLA’s magazine –

4) The Real Realities of Cloud Computing: Ethical Issues for Lawyers, Law Firms, and Judges – American Bar Association – 2012-10-10-American_Bar_Association_Cloud_Computing_and_Ethics

5) Cloud risks: Technology use tests the attorney-client privilege

6) Issues Paper Concerning Client Confidentiality and Lawyers’ Use of Technology – American Bar Association – 2012-10-11-NYCLA-CLE-2010-09-10-American_Bar_Association_Client_Confidentiality_and_Lawyers_Use_Of_Technology

7) Cloud Computing – Silver Lining or Thunderstorms for Lawyers – Virginia State Bar – 2012-10-11-NYCLA-CLE-Virginia_State_Bar_Cloud_Computing-Silver_Lining_or_Thunderstorm_For_Lawyers

8) Think carefully before collecting Data – CSOOnline –