Tech debate hits bencher election
Lisa Danay Wallace says there doesn’t need to be a hard and fast rule on how up to date lawyers are on technology. Photo: Laura Pedersen

Tech debate hits bencher election

Lawyers say they are looking to the Law Society of Ontario for guidance on technology issues, particularly cybersecurity and access to justice. But at the same time, bar members and bencher hopefuls disagree on how far the LSO should go in creating new rules to enforce technological competency.

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Law Times reports that there is no explicit rule that lawyers in Ontario must be competent in the use of technology. Do you think there should be explicit rules spelling out the expectations of lawyers’ in terms of tech use in their practice?

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