This week’s top story is the release of the first ethics opinion to outline and address the issues raised by working from home due to the coronavirus crisis. We’re joined by an author of that opinion, Pennsylvania lawyer Daniel Siegel, to discuss its key points. Also this week: the first major virtual legal conference of the coronavirus era is held, ILTA’s CEO says its annual ILTACON conference is a go for August, and a contracts-technology company, saying corporations face a state of emergency, releases a free version of its product to help legal departments make their contracts organized and accessible.
Major ethics opinion (2:27):
- State Bar Issues Ethics Guidance on Working from Home During COVID-19 Pandemic.
- Full text: PBA Formal Opinion 2020-300 Ethical Considerations for Attorneys Working Remotely.
First virtual conference (4:44):
- Rocket Matter to Stage ‘Rocket Aid,’ A Charitable Virtual Conference for Lawyers.
- What If You Threw A Conference And No One Came (Because They All Logged In Remotely)?
- Litera Announces Virtual Legal Conference April 23 on Adapting to the Changing Market.
- Rocket Aid.
- The Changing Lawyer LIVE!
- ILTA LegalSEC Summit.
ILTACON is on (6:25):
- Law Insights Interview with Joy Heath Rush.
- ILTACON Is On, ILTA CEO Says, But It May Not Seem The Same.
- ILTACON planning going ‘full steam ahead.’
Knowable’s new products (6:56):
- Knowable Responds to Pandemic with New Products, Including Free Contract Management.
- GCs Face Contract ‘Chaos’ + Knowable Wants to Help.
Guest Conversation (7:52):