Many lawyers understand that a lack of competence in technology puts them at a competitive disadvantage. But do you also realize that it puts you at risk of ethical sanctions or malpractice?

In my column this week at Above the Law, I discuss this evolving ethical duty of technology competence for lawyers and what it means for a lawyer to be competent in technology.

Read it here: This Week In Legal Tech: Ethics And Technology Competence.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.