3rd Circuit Uses Preponderance for Facebook Chat Admission

Preponderance of the Evidence for Facebook Chat Admission In an issue of first impression, the 3rd Circuit provided an analysis for authentication and admission of social media evidence. The authentication standard is preponderance of the evidence. The case is US v. Browne (opinion filed August 25, 2016.) Background The case involves Tony Jefferson Browne, who used […]

Where Will I Be At Techshow 2016?

Finding Me at TechShow 2016 I am privileged to again be speaking at the ABA’s TechShow this year. In case you are wondering where you can find me, here is my schedule: I am speaking Thursday morning from 9:00-10:00. The topic is Truth and Lies of the Internet for Lawyers. My co-speakers are Conrad Saam […]

Don’t CC or BCC Your Clients on Emails

The Dangers of CC and BCC for Lawyers I’d like to talk about the risks of ccing or bccing your clients on emails. I see this scenario quite a lot and as an ethics lawyer, I would like to explain to you why it is a problem. CCing Clients If you cc your clients on […]

How I Preserve Website Evidence

The Steps I Take to Preserve Website Evidence at L&A Sometimes, the content I write for Lowenthal & Abrams crosses boundaries and might be of interest to those who read this site. Today I wrote about how I use a program called I use a program called HtTrack to preserve website evidence.

My Dog, Curtis, “Sued” Me. Then it Got Whacky

I Got “Sued” by my Dog – Did he Win? You Decide My dog, Curtis, is a very sensitive fellow. So sensitive that, despite the fact he stayed at a wonderful kennel where he got plenty of attention and was able to run around all day, he got sick the day I got home and […]

Going Back in Time on Street View

Seeing Back in Time with Google Street View   Ever wondered what a location looked like a year, or even 5 years ago? Google Street View can help you out. Let me show you how it works. Find Your Address My firm, Lowenthal & Abrams, is located at 555 E. City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd. I’ll use […]

Try iExplorer to Preserve Client Text Messages on iPhones

How to Backup Messages from your iPhone: Try iExplorer I don’t encourage lawyers to communicate with clients about their cases through text message, but, if you are going to do so, you need to preserve those messages and put them in the client’s file. I am not talking about messages such as, “see you in five […]

How I Preserve Social Media Evidence

Preserving Social Media Evidence I recorded this video for the PBA Solo and Small Firm Practice Section Conference. I am sharing it because I thought people might like to know how I go through the process of preserving social media evidence.

Should You Upgrade to Windows 10?

Upgrade to Windows 10? Maybe, Maybe Not. I upgraded my laptop to Windows 10 a few days ago. It was a slow process, but aside from that, I had no problems. I just had to ignore my laptop while it went through the upgrade. However, many of my friends and colleagues have had issues. So […]

I Tried ParkWhiz

ParkWhiz Says it Helps Make Parking Easy Recently, I had occasion to drive into New York City with my sister, Loren, my nephew Tyler and my niece, Maddie. My sister told me she would be staying in the City for a while and, so, of course, I told her to stay over the night before […]

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