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Attorneys paying attention to increased use of personal mobile devices in workplaces

Attorneys need to view mobile devices as a communications channel for their associates, clients and partners

Attorneys, whether at law firms or in corporate legal departments, are among the professionals who are using their personal smartphone or tablets for work purposes.

But lawyers have to prevent data breaches, not just because of state laws, but because of relevant confidentiality guidelines in state rules of professional conduct. Also, many companies are instituting BYOD [bring your own device] policies.

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Ed Silverstein is a veteran writer and editor for magazines, websites and newspapers. A graduate of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, he has won several...

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