Law Firm Security: Privacy and Data Security Laws that Affect Your Law Firm

Law Firm Security: Privacy & Data Security Laws that Affect Your Law Firm

At this point in the cybersecurity game, it’s a given that to prevent a breach, law firms must take every precaution to protect its data as well as the valuable data of its clients. What may not be as clear are the obligations that law firms, or any other third party, owe to certain organizations […]

Legal Ethics: The Ethical Dilemma of Artificial Intelligence Jaliz Maldonado

Legal Ethics: The Ethical Dilemma of Artificial Intelligence

While the future of humankind is artificial intelligence, what exactly is the future of artificial intelligence? This is the insoluble ethical dilemma of artificial intelligence. These systems are autonomous and self-learning. There is no question that artificial intelligence will lead to many positive outcomes. However, the flip side is the question of ethics and the […]

Chain of Custody for Evidence | Using Blockchain Technology Jaliz Maldonado

Chain of Custody for Evidence Using Blockchain Technology

Most of those familiar with blockchain technology are familiar with it within the context of cryptocurrency. However, there are several more uses beginning to wind their way through the evolution of blockchain technology – especially in the legal industry. With blockchain technology, we’re now able to point to the origin along the chain of custody steps, revolutionizing […]

New in Artificial Technology, Ethics, and the Practice of Law Jaliz Maldonado

New in Artificial Technology, Ethics, and the Practice of Law

During the last few years, the use of artificial intelligence by law firms has surged. Slow to adopt forward-motion change, the field of law is nevertheless coming around to acknowledging the tremendous power and assistance of Artificial Intelligence (AI), sometimes known as cognitive computing. More lawyers are recognizing that the technology is a formidable tool […]

Implementation of Blockchain Technology, Tax Attorneys, And The IRS Jaliz Maldonado

Blockchain Technology, Tax Attorneys, And The IRS

Blockchain could very possibly solve many difficulties that face the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Blockchain, the underlying technology of bitcoin, could revolutionize how the IRS conducts business. In revolutionizing how the IRS conducts business, it stands to reason that how tax attorneys conduct business would also be revolutionized. Blockchain Background According to Deloitte, “it is […]

The Legal Sector Shakes Hand With The Digital Age Jaliz Maldonado

The Legal Sector Shakes Hand With The Digital Age

  The digital age is an exciting time for most of us. Some of us, of course, is a little nervous at the disruptions that new technologies will bring. There comes a time in every 21st-century lawyer’s life, however, when she or he needs to hop on the Hyperloop to the future. Quantum Computing First, […]

Lawyer's Guide to Understanding The Legal Risks of ICOs

Lawyer’s Guide to Understanding The Legal Risks of ICOs

Where there are profits to be won, lost or stolen, then governments and their rules, regulations, and laws surely follow. So it is with cryptocurrency and ICOs. The first bitcoin appeared on the cyber-scene in 2009 when the anonymous person or group called Satoshi Nakamoto created the first Bitcoin block. Since then, the exchange of […]

Attorney's Guide to the Unraveling of Cryptocurrency, Article 9 and Bankruptcy

Attorney’s Guide to the Unraveling of Cryptocurrency, Article 9 and Bankruptcy

The use of cryptocurrency is becoming more prevalent throughout the world. Until recently, it has pretty much been an economic free-for-all with little regulation or even definition by governments. As in most matters, however, governments are starting to express themselves on what position cryptocurrency occupies with respect to regulations and law. Cryptocurrency is an example […]