Follow Up to Midyear Meeting Cyber Security Workshop
One of the hottest topics of the 2018 NCBP Midyear Meetingwas cyber security, with a sell-out crowd for the workshop on this topic. Now,Above the Lawis asking if ransomware is modern-day extortion for bars and lawyers.
ABA Ethics Committee to release revised proposal to amend Model Rules on lawyer advertising...Join members of the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility at a web-based, one-hour forum on March 28, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern to discuss the Committee’s revised proposal to amend the Model Rules of Professional Conduct regarding lawyer advertising. In this revised proposal, the Ethics Committee responds to comments it received about its December 2017 working draft. Clickhere to learn more.
ABA should trumpet the essential values of our democracy...The ABA remains the voice of the legal profession, saysABA president-elect nominee Judy Perry Martinez, and “we must use that voice to trumpet the essential values of our democracy.”
How state and local bar associations can protect judges from unfair attacks...Ensuring that the judiciary is able to act fairly and impartially without fear of reprisal has been a matter of great public concern since America’s founding. When state court judges are unfairly attacked, state and local bar leaders are often the first line of defense, says ABA President-elect Bob Carlson. Read more in the ABA Journal.