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).