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Nov 2, 2022

ABA issues guidance for lawyers on email protocols and ‘reply all’ use

The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has released a formal opinion that provides practical guidance to lawyers operating in an email world, cautioning them to generally refrain from including their clients when sending emails to opposing lawyers.

Sep 3, 2014

Online tools to streamline your email

These days we spend an awful lot of time sorting through and responding to emails. Oftentimes, email ping pong can take up a tremendous amount of time as we attempt to schedule meetings or phone calls on dates and times that work well for a group of invitees.

Sep 6, 2013

Google argues for right to continue scanning Gmail

Attorneys suing Google say the firm violates privacy and takes personal property by electronically scanning the contents of people's Gmail accounts and then targeting ads to them.

Apr 24, 2013

To email or not to email

Advances in technology have brought new modalities of communication — and a dizzying array of choices for interaction. But in the age of email, social media and texts, which options are best to use when consulting with clients over their cases?

Apr 3, 2013

Applying ethics rules to ‘daily deals’

State ethics committees have struggled for decades with applying traditional ethics rules to new forms of electronic communications.

Feb 19, 2013

Avoiding the perils of the ‘accidental’ contract

Lightning-fast technologies now allow businesses to informally discuss and exchange key information about products, deliveries, quality and price — and conceivably enter into binding contracts with astounding alacrity.

Oct 17, 2012

LEGAL CENTS: How to encrypt your emails at a safe cost

It seems that since email revolutionized lawyer-client communications in the 1990s, technology CLE speakers have been advocating for encryption, yet no one’s doing it.

Apr 27, 2012

The email revolution: More than just a smiley face

Years ago, the daily mail delivery was a major event in our firm.

Apr 13, 2011

THE DARK SIDE: I send personal emails on my work computer

I’d like to propose an experiment. We all have friends who are judges, prosecutors, public defenders, city attorneys or lawyers with state agencies. I suggest that you send to one of your friends an email at their work account that is totally unrelated to work. Maybe something along the lines of: “That David Ziemer is […]

Mar 25, 2011

Ind. prosecutor’s deputy resigns after suggesting fake attack on Walker

CHARLES WILSON Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana prosecutor said one of his deputies resigned Thursday after admitting he sent an email to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker suggesting the Republican fake an attack on himself to discredit the public employee unions protesting his plan to strip them of nearly all collective bargaining rights. […]


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