Working Remotely: Ethical & Practical Guidance During & After COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the practice of law from the physical office to the remote office, with attorneys working in basements, at their kitchen tables and other non-traditional remote locations. The sudden need to work remotely raises technological and ethical concerns for attorneys and their staff. To assist attorneys deal with their newly imposed reliance on remote technology, bar associations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association, have offered ethical guidance, and have also based guidance in part on ABA opinions. This program will explore the ethical considerations for all attorneys, and provide practical advice how attorneys may address these issues now, and at any other time.
Daniel J. Siegel is a seasoned attorney and entrepreneur with 30+ years of experience. Dan is the owner of the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC, a workers’ compensation and personal injury firm, which has assured or increased the benefits of more injured workers than any other law firm in Pennsylvania. Dan has been widely recognized for this work, including being named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for Workers’ Compensation for 10+ years, a Philadelphia Inquirer Influencer of Law for Personal Injury and a Philadelphia Business Journal Best of the Bar Honoree for Plaintiff Personal Injury.
In addition, Dan represents individuals and families in Social Security Disability/SSI and medical malpractice claims and counsels clients on estate planning and real estate transactions. As Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Committee on Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Dan also provides ethics and disciplinary guidance as well as trial and appellate court writing to fellow attorneys.
Dan is also the owner of Integrated Technology Services, LLC, a technology consulting firm for attorneys and small businesses that combines his passion for technology and the law. Given this expertise, Dan is a frequent author and nationally recognized speaker on legal ethics, social media, law firm technology, law practice management and mobile computing for lawyers. Dan wrote or co-wrote several books for the ABA Law Practice Division including “How to Do More in Less Time,” “The Ultimate Guide to Adobe Acrobat DC,” “The Ultimate Guide to LexisNexis CaseMap” and “Checklists for Lawyers,” among others.