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The MSBA's Computer and Technology Law Section Presents:


"The Evolving Landscape of Data Security, Privacy, and Government Regulation"

Joshua Carlson will host a roundtable discussion related to the current challenges to businesses and law firms related to the proliferation of technology available and the problems with keeping up with technology while also maintaining compliance with evolving state, federal and contractual obligations. He will cover challenges of mobile phone technologies, Twitter and Facebook FTC consent decrees, and what that means to an organization, recent local privacy breach issues in the news, and where computers and technology are headed that will challenge lawyers who work in this area. This shall be a collaborative session. Questions, issues, and discussions will be encouraged, as most companies and governmental entities are all working from an evolving landscape.


Joshua Carlson 
Joshua Carlson, Esq. has been working in technology for the past 15 years, beginning after graduating from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management program, then, aftergraduating from William Mitchell College of Law he further focused on computer and information security law, information privacy law, and technology (data) compliance. Mr. Carlson also represents clients in consumer law cases related to deceptive trade practices, consumer fraud, and false advertising and has brought many actions against large multinational organizations for it. Mr. Carlson received his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law where he sat on the student board of governors, and holds expert certifications in Computer Information Systems Security (CISSP), Information Privacy (CIPP /G), and data forensics.

1 hour of Standard CLE credit approved
Event Code: 164817



Date:   Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Time:   11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Minnesota State Bar Association Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380
Minneapolis, MN 55402

The Computer & Technology Law Section Council will meet at 11:30 a.m., follow by lunch and CLE at Noon.


Section Members:  Free
MSBA Members (but not members of the Computer & Technology Law Section):  $15.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $20.00
Law Students:  Free

Teleconferencing is available. Please request instructions when you register or contact Tram Nguyen before February 13, 2012. Instructions on how to access the teleconference will be emailed on or before February 13, 2012.

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.

Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336