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The Duty of Competence in Technology: Protecting Your Clients and Your Firms
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When: July 20, 2017
12:00 pm
Where: Delaware County Bar Association
335 West Front Street
Media, PA  19063
Contact: Nancy Ravert Ward
610-566-6625 ext 222

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The Duty of Competence in Technology:  Protecting Your Clients and Your Firms


Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017 
Registration:  12:00 pm (BRING A BROWN BAG LUNCH)
Seminar:  12:30 - 1:30 pm

$35 for DCBA members/$45 for non-members
$20.00 for DC Paralegal Association members/$30 for non-members

Worth:  1.0 Substantive CL Credit Hour


The Duty of Competence in Technology:  Protecting Your Clients and Your Firms

This presentation will explore the evolving duty to keep up with technology in our law practices and how that impacts solos and small firms.  Confidentiality of digital information will be discussed in the context of economic and efficient ways to protect your client’s disclosures and documents and protect your firm against breaches.  Learn the top five things you can do today to protect yourself and your clients!

Presenter:  Ellen C. Brotman, Esq.


Ms. Brotman is the founder of Brotman Law in Radnor, Pennsylvania.  Her practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, appellate advocacy professional responsibility and ethics and investigations.  Ms. Brotman has defended a wide variety of criminal cases, including political and public corruption, corporate securities fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, currency structuring and other white collar crimes involving complex trial, sentencing and appellate issues. Prior to starting Brotman Law, Ms. Brotman was a partner at Griesing Law and Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP where she defended criminal cases in federal courts, oversaw investigations, and represented professionals in state disciplinary proceedings. From 1995 to 1998, as an assistant federal defender with the Defender Association of Philadelphia, Ms. Brotman provided criminal defense for indigent clients in federal court at trial and appellate levels. Before coming to Philadelphia, she served as a law clerk to Hon. Lee P. Gagliardi, United States District Judge, Southern District of New York.   She can be reached at or

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