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Janis Meyer focuses her practice on professional responsibility, risk management and professional liability law, with particular emphasis on …

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Troglodytes Beware -- Knowing how to Turn on your PC is not Enough!

More than one lawyer has (in some cases, proudly) stood up in a courtroom or announced in another public forum that computer-related tasks are beyond her and received sympathetic smiles or glances in response. No more. Recent ethics opinions and revisions to the comments to the Rules of Professional Conduct in at least two states suggest that such a statement may be argued to be an admission of incompetence, and that lawyers need to understand the use of technology in their practice — or enlist the services of someone who does.  More ›