Editors of the ABA Journal annouced on November 26, 2012 that they have selectedRide the Lightning as one of the top 100 best blogs about lawyers and the law. Now that the editors have made their picks, the ABA Journal is asking readers to weigh in and vote on their favorites in each of fifteen categories. Ride the Lightning is authored by Sharon D. Nelson, President of Sensei Enterprises. Voting ends at the close of business on December 21, 2012.
Archives for November 2012
Slaw, Canada’s online legal magazine, published an article by Sensei’s Principals in the November 22, 2012 issue. The article entitled “The South Carolina Data Breach and the Failure to Encrypt” discusses why 75% of South Carolina’s residents had their social security, credit card numbers and other personally identifiable information breached.
The Michigan Defense Quarterly, Volume 29, No. 2 October 2012, has included an article by Sharon Nelson and John Simek entitled “Ruminations on the Ethics of Law Firm Information Security.” The article discusses Rule 1.6 of the ABA Model Rules. Rule 1.6, Confidentiality of Information, outlines the attorney’s ethical duty to keep client data secure.
Sharon Nelson and John Simek, Sensei’s President and Vice-President, are back from Rome, Italy. They attended and spoke at the Midyear Meeting of the Virginia State Bar. The topics they presented were “The iPad for Lawyers” and “Locked Down: Information Security for Lawyers”. The meeting was a six day event and they had a wonderful time!
Law Technology News highlights Sharon D. Nelson’s blog post in Ride the Lightning, “Word Rake: Make Your Writing Better!” Excerpt: “I take leave of my customary topics today to sing the praises of WordRake, new (to me) software. Thanks go to editor-in-chief of the ABA’s Law Practice magazine, Sheila Blackford, who told me about WordRake. Out of curiosity, I used it to edit a published article I had written for the magazine. I was dumbfounded when the software quickly provided an embarrassing number of edits of my 6 page article, more than 90 percent of which I agreed with.” Read more…