Lawyer technology competency matters for so many reasons. Knowing how to maintain the privacy and the security of your personal information and legal documents are not the only skills your lawyer needs to have. Keeping up with legal education requirements and the law itself requires technological competency. Managing a financially healthy legal practice requires technological competency. Thorough legal research requires technological competency.
Does your state lawyer licensing agency require technology competence? Here’s one list of state bar associations that do:
“Another State Adopts Duty of Technology Competence, Bringing Total to 28,” by Robert Ambrogi (LawSites).
See also: “OK, We Get Technology Competence, But How Do We Get Technologically Competent? The past week brought news of two more initiatives that should further promote technology competence among legal professionals,” by Robert Ambrogi
And how about this article? Does your legal problem fall within one one of these areas of legal practice?
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