California Becomes 39th State to Adopt Duty of Technology Competenece

By Bob Ambrogi,

California, home to roughly 13% of all U.S. lawyers, has become the 39th state to adopt the ethical duty of technology competence.

Effective this week (March 22), the state’s Rules of Professional Conduct provide that a lawyer’s duty of competence encompasses “the duty to keep abreast of the changes in the law and law practice, including the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology.”

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