The Legal Tech Podcast

The World Series as an Allegory For Success in the Law, and in Business

Published on: October 31, 2022

When Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker celebrated his team’s victory in game 1 of the 2022 World Series, he did so before the game was over, bragging to the TV announcer how rare it is to joke and laugh during a game. Dusty Baker was convinced his…

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What the ??? It’s Time Lawyers & Businesses Used Multifactor Authentication

Published on: September 11, 2022

Spear phishing and other forms of cybercrime are targeting law firms and businesses, and these firms need to be prepared, and need to prepare clients and customers to avoid being victims of cybercriminals who just want to steal their money. For lawyers, who are required to have…

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OH MY GOD! Pennsylvania Disciplinary Counsel Contacted Me. What Do I Do With the DB-7?

Published on: August 11, 2022

One of the scariest moments an attorney has is when he or she receives a letter from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) advising the lawyer that it is investigating a complaint and that it has passed its initial review stage. The notice letter, called…

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Cybersecurity While Away From Home – Practical Tips For Keeping Your Devices & Data Safe from Hackers

Published on: June 6, 2022

In this episode, techno-ethics attorney and cybersecurity expert Daniel J. Siegel provides practical information and tips how to keep all of your devices, including cellphones, tablets, and so many other items, safe while you are away from home.  It is easy to let down your guard while relaxing…

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A Consumer’s Guide to Buying Automobile Insurance in Pennsylvania

Published on: April 1, 2022

Buying automobile insurance in Pennsylvania can be very confusing. The insurance can cost a lot, and it isn't always easy to know what all the coverages are and which coverages you should buy. At times, insurance salespeople will try to steer you toward coverage that doesn't protect you.…

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Why You Need a Lawyer When Preparing Your Will & Other Estate Planning Documents

Published on: January 21, 2022

There is no more important set of documents than your Last Will and Testament, Living Will, Advanced Healthcare Directive and Power of Attorney, which assure that your wishes are honored if you become ill and when you die. A qualified lawyer, familiar with the issues and nuances of…

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Episode: Don’t Eat the Phish – Practical Advice How to Prevent Phishing Attacks

Published on: December 10, 2021

Phishing and Spear-Phishing are two methods used by cyberattackers to obtain personal information from clients, staff and family, and to gain access to computers and office networks in order to install malware and ransomware. In this episode of the Legal Tech Podcast, attorney and technologist Daniel J. Siegel,…

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Don’t Use Free Wi-Fi – Pa. Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Every User, Not Just Criminals

Published on: November 23, 2021

For years, legal ethics attorneys and many other experts have warned about the dangers of using free Wi-Fi, and Starbucks has become the poster child for the dangers of logging into unsecured and unprotected computer networks. With its recent Opinion in Commonwealth v. Dunkins, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court…

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How to Protect Yourself When Buying Auto Insurance in Pennsylvania

Published on: October 26, 2021

Almost everyone has a car, and every car and truck registered in Pennsylvania must have auto insurance under the Pa. Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law. But what many people don't realize is that when you buy insurance, you are protecting yourself in the case of claims against you…

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You Can’t Stick Your Head In the Sand – Attorneys Need to Understand Social Media

Published on: September 26, 2021

When it comes to social media, and the impact of Facebook, Twitter and other sites on the practice of law, lawyers can no longer merely stick their heads in the sand and feign ignorance. As the New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled, "Attorneys must acquaint themselves with…

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