We could be experiencing these Shelter-In-Place orders for longer than anyone would truly like. This makes it all the more important for law firms to innovate, adapt, and keep business running even from their homes, and we have a few tips to help.
An intellectual property practice knows no geographic or political boundaries. My own practice, Advitam IP, LLC, has a network of top law firms in over 120 countries to call upon, and who call upon us.
Technology is the crux of our modern civilization, so it is not surprising that it has also become the crux of the modern law firm. The American Bar Association updated their rules to include reference to all ‘electronic communications’, and thirty-one states have adopted the duty of technology competence into their laws, with Illinois’ being effective as of January 1, 2016.
In the technological day and age we live in, it’s important for Chicago attorneys to understand that while they advise clients who have experienced fraud, their own Chicago law firm is equally at risk for being targeted by scammers.