OSB Professional Liability Fund

  • Client Portals: Take Control of Client Communication

    March 06, 2020

    Client portals allow lawyers to interact with clients in a secure environment to accomplish tasks such as gathering information, sharing documents, and making payments for services. They can be a valuable tool for lawyers, so consider implementing them into your practice if you haven't already.

    by Rachel Edwards

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  • A Few Simple Ways to Increase Data Security

    April 19, 2019

    While the use of technology has changed the practice of law in many positive ways, it can also expose client data to risks posed by increasingly sophisticated cybercriminals with increasingly sophisticated software, scams, and strategies. Fortunately, with a number of free or cost-effective techniques, you can increase data security. Here are just a few.

    by Lee Wachocki

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  • All Travel and No Play: Confidentiality Concerns if Working While Traveling

    August 10, 2018

    Summer is a popular time for taking a vacation. Or you may be traveling for work. Even when taking a vacation, many attorneys unfortunately can never truly leave work behind. That usually means traveling with a laptop or other device to be used for completing work. Yet your ethical duty to maintain client confidentiality pursuant to ORPC 1.6 remains the same when working outside the office.

    by Rachel Edwards

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  • Understanding Security When Using Cloud Storage

    October 20, 2017

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    Lawyers increasingly rely on the cloud to store, share, and synchronize their client files. Many use Dropbox and Google Drive for this purpose. However, the use of these common cloud storage services presents some data security concerns.

    by Hong Dao

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