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How To..(Fearlessly) Text With Clients
Date: 01/23/2018
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: CBA Law Practice Management & Technology Division
Experience Level: Basic to Intermediate
MCLE Credit: 0.5 IL PR-MCLE Credit, approved
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Clients want to text. But, lawyers see risks - exposing personal phone numbers, lack of boundaries, no record of the conversation, lack of privacy and more! In this program we will explore some ways to reduce the risk and reward the client with tools and tips to help manage text messaging in your practice. We will also touch on other communication tools, such as messaging apps like Signal for secure communication.
Topics will include:
  • Discuss secure and encrypted messaging applications
  • Explore ways to backup and archive text message threads
  • Examine tools that reduce exposure to a lawyer's personal phone number
  • Manage expectations for text and how text messaging can actually be a big win with your clients

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