I came across this article from the 2018 ABA Tech Show, The 411 on Texting for Lawyers. The presentation is a nice summary of current texting options for attorneys and listed the following concerns for attorney-client texting:
The digital security of communicating by text message
The lawyer’s ability to document every communication with the client […]
Sharing your cell phone number with clients is a hot topic in the back hallways of the courthouse and among other professionals. Attorneys, solopreneurs, financial advisors, healthcare professionals, accountants, and others have to weigh the pros and cons of being accessible by cell phone.
I’m a criminal defense attorney. When I first started practicing in 1994, […]
I frequently text with clients, but I have a hard and fast rule: I do not discuss the substance of a case by text.
What does that leave? Quite a bit, actually. As a criminal defense attorney, I use texting often to find my clients at the court house, remind them of upcoming hearings, ask for […]
This week, Facebook privacy concerns have blown up in the news. Part of me thinks “who cares?” I figure social media is my public life. Like most of us, I use social media primarily for complaining and/or bragging. I’m either posting a video of my kid playing piano or I’m screaming at the sky about […]
2018 marks my 24th year of practicing law as a self-employed attorney. The day after I took the oath in May of 1994, I hung out my shingle. In 2000, I also founded a law firm marketing company. These two experiences have taken me through almost all facets of law firm marketing. I have distilled […]
The Better Business Bureau issued a warning that identify thieves are using cell phone number porting to steal valuable identity information. Cell phone numbers are used to confirm your identity by many major software providers including Google, so protecting your number has become important.
If you use gmail, for example, your email and documents could be […]