--- law practice management / tech - technology
--- course production date: 10/24/2018
--- presented by JENNIFER ELLIS

Each year identity theft increases. Each year businesses and individuals lose more money than the year before. Lawyers and law firms are no different from everyone else, and our firms and personal finances are directly impacted by the increasing sophistication of the thieves.

In this course you will learn about the state of personal identity data theft and steps you can take to protect yourself, your firm, and your family.

Key course points are:
• Get an update on the current state of identity theft.
• Learn about the latest scams criminals are using to steal your data.
• Discover techniques you can use to protect your data.
• Find out how scammers hurt your (and your children's) credit.
• Hear about synthetic identities and what they mean for you

--- presented by JENNIFER ELLIS

Jennifer runs the consulting business, Jennifer Ellis, JD, LLC, where she assists law firms and other businesses with marketing and technology. In addition, she helps other lawyers with legal research and ethical issues. Previously, she served as the in-house marketing manager of a 15 lawyer firm, where she also managed the firm's technology and practiced in the area of legal ethics.

A frequent author and speaker, both in Pennsylvania and nationally, Jennifer lectures and writes on issues including social media, legal ethics, and technology for law firms.

Jennifer obtained her law degree cum laude from Widener University School of Law in Delaware, and her undergraduate degree from Dickinson College. While at Widener, Jennifer served on Law Review and as a board member of the Moot Court Honors Society. She is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.