Technological Impacts on Legal Firms – Computer Law Assignment

How might technology help law offices meet ethical standards? Please use any one of the following three areas of ethics to review. Discuss types of technology that relate to that area of ethics and how that technology might be used. You may use more than one area of ethics. Cite your assigned readings for the week in your answers. Be specific in how software or other technology may cause difficulties or solve them.

Partial example: “Emails and documents sent by email may cause accidental disclosures of information, but encryption may help the firm in …”

  1. Avoiding conflicts of interest.
  2. Avoiding accidental disclosure of information.
  3. Preserving information that will have to be disclosed to a court or opponent.