Forever Virtual: Positive and Ethical Virtual Changes to Your Practice During and After the Pandemic
January 21, 2021
2:00 PM (ET)
COVID-19 forced everyone to “go virtual” in one way or another, but when the dust clears, what will law practices look like post-pandemic? In this basic/intermediate session, the panelists will discuss best practices for maintaining client confidentiality, maintaining files, and using tech tools in the future, even after COVID-19. What changes will need to be made to your practice? Will we be living in a hybrid tech world, and how will that change your practice?
- What Meeting Software Is Safe to Maintain Client Confidentiality?
- ABA Formal Ethics Opinion 477: Security Measures Needed for Electronic Communication
- Ethical Considerations When Using Tech in Your Office
- Best Practices on E-Signatures and Related USCIS Memoranda
- Interpretation Technologies That Can Defy Language Barriers
- Keeping Your Documents in the Cloud Forever: Advantages and Concerns
- Essential Paragraphs to Add to Your Legal Agreement for Virtual Functions
- Disaster Preparedness
Reid F. Trautz, AILA Senior Director, Washington, DC
Reid F. Trautz is a lawyer, author, and practice management advisor who serves as Senior Director of AILA’s Practice & Professionalism Center which, provides members with guidance and resources on the issues of practice technology, legal ethics, firm management, professional regulation, and attorney-client communications. He is an elected Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management and in 2012 was honored in the sophomore class of the Fastcase 50, recognizing innovators in legal technology.
Adonia Simpson, Pro Bono Committee Chair, Miami, FL
Adonia Simpson is the Director of the Family Defense Program at Americans for Immigrant Justice in Miami, Florida. The Family Defense Program provides community education, legal screening, and direct representation on family and humanitarian cases. Ms. Simpson has worked in immigration for over a decade, in both private practice and legal services, and frequently lectures, writes and speaks on immigration topics. Ms. Simpson is licensed in Massachusetts and the United States Supreme Court.
Audrey Lustgarten, Petoskey, MI
Audrey Lustgarten is the founder of Lustgarten Global PLC, a boutique global immigration law firm that provides businesses with a single source for comprehensive global (non-US) immigration representation in more than 50 countries. Audrey is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Michigan, is a Senior Advisor to the ABA Section of International Law Immigration & Naturalization Committee and a Past Chair of the AILA Global Migration Section Steering Committee.
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The Forever Virtual: Positive and Ethical Virtual Changes to Your Practice During and After the Pandemic web seminar takes place Thursday, January 21, 2021, at the times noted below:
- 2:00 pm–3:30 pm eastern time
- 1:00 pm–2:30 pm central time
- 12:00 pm–1:30 pm mountain time
- 11:00 am–12:30 pm pacific time
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