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ABA Issues Ethics Opinion on Email and Electronic Communications

Posted May 12, 2017

The American Bar Association issued Formal Opinion 477: Securing Communication of Protected Client Information , providing guidance to attorneys on protecting client confidentiality and electronic communications.  The opinion identifies some of the technology risks lawyers’ face and discusses factors lawyers should consider when using electronic means to communicate regarding client matters.   Read articles in ABA Journal and LawSites.