This CLE will cover the current legal and regulatory landscape around digital accessibility.

Speakers: Angela Matney Anthony J. Diana Edward A. Fultz

Event Type: CLE / CPD, Webinar

Start Date/Time:
15 November 2022, 11:00 AM ET
End Date/Time:
15 November 2022, 12:00 PM ET

Session I - Digital Accessibility: Legal and Practical Considerations – Angela R. Matney, Anthony J. Diana, and Edward A. Fultz

Digital accessibility refers to the usability of websites, apps, and other digital properties by individuals with disabilities. We will discuss how to identify and approach the legal issues associated with utilizing accessibility solutions, including privacy/security, eDiscovery, and record-retention obligations. Finally, we will consider digital accessibility in the context of emerging technologies.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Introduction to digital accessibility
  • A look at the legal and regulatory landscape
  • Balancing potential benefits of accessibility solutions against data security, privacy, eDiscovery legal obligations
  • Digital accessibility, web3, and the metaverse

Session II - Ethics of Electronically Stored Information – Brian Chase

This presentation covers electronic discovery and the related ethical duty of competence. Drawing on guidance from the State Bar, recent e-discovery cases, and expert experience assisting attorneys, the presentation outlines the main risks to counsel and client of failing to properly understand e-discovery obligations in litigation.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Understanding Sources of Digital Evidence in Litigation
  • Learning how the rules of civil procedure intersect with digital evidence
  • Review and practical guidance based on ethical decisions dealing with digital evidence and eDiscovery