Coupled with the explosive growth of wireless technologies (PDAs, data services, “hiptops”), mobile lawyering is now the norm, not the exception. Unfortunately, mobility brings risks in addition to more freedoms, sometimes in less-than-obvious ways — especially when it comes to issues of protecting confidentiality.

Failing to protect client confidences can not only expose your firm to malpractice or ethics charges, but can seriously damage your clients’ businesses. Here are some tips to safeguard that trust.