*Nebraska MCLE #121902. Iowa MCLE #220338. 2 CLE ethics hours. (Regular/Live credit)
*Nebraska MCLE #121900. Iowa MCLE #220337. 2 CLE ethics hours. (Distance learning credit)
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$120 - Regular Registration
FREE - I paid 2016 NSBA dues and would like to claim my 2 free ethics credits
$90 - (25% discounted price for NSBA dues-paying members) (I have already claimed my 2 free ethics credits)
$10 - Law Students
NSBA Dues Paying Members: If you have paid your 2016 dues you can claim your two free Ethics hours for 2016 by using the code ethics2016. Be sure to click the "Apply" button to ensure the discount is applied. If you are unsure if you paid dues to the NSBA, please contact the NSBA offices at (402) 475-7091.
2:00 - 3:00 pm - Cyber Liability and Protecting Your Confidential Client Information
Cell phones, tablets, portable storage devices, and cloud-based services are very useful tools for lawyers, but they also make client information vulnerable to the outside world. Find out how some firms have lost vital information through the misuse or misunderstanding of technology, what to do if the firm experiences a loss of data, and how you can protect your confidential client information from leaking out into the world. An attorney’s ethical duty to keep client information confidential, as stated in Neb. Ct. R. of Prof. Cond. §3-501.6, will also be discussed in detail.
3:00 - 4:00 pm - Tornadoes, Floods, Fire and Files: Disaster Prevention for Law Firms
Whether your firm experiences a building fire or a computer crash, a sudden unexpected work interruption can be a disaster for any law practice. Recovering from a disaster can be painful and expensive for firms that haven’t planned for such an event. Learn about the lawyers who have been through a disaster, the types of events that can bring any law firm to a sudden halt, and the operational and strategic measures firms are taking to ensure a minimal disaster-related work interruption with minimal adverse impact on clients.
Todd Scott is the Vice President of Risk Management for Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company. He is a frequent author and guest lecturer on the topics of malpractice, ethics, and practice management systems. Much of his duties include helping lawyers select and implement software systems appropriate to their particular practice. Mr. Scott had previously served as Attorney/Claims Representative for MLM, and was the head of their technology subsidiary, Mutual Software. Todd is also an adjunct professor in the Legal Studies Department at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a graduate of Hamline University School of Law and is a member of the American Bar Association, and the Minnesota State Bar Association, where he has served as past Chair of the Practice Management & Marketing Section.