14th Annual Ethics CLE Presentations


Klemchuk LLP's 14th Annual Ethics CLE featured presentations by Charles M. Hosch, Partner at Strasburger & Price, and Shawn E. Tuma of Scheef & Stone.  The presentations can be downloaded below. This CLE is a sponsor of Carry The Load, a nonprofit dedicated to encouraging people to celebrate Memorial Day in a meaningful way.  To learn more and/or to donate the to cause, please visit our sponsor page.


About the speakers:

Charles M. Hosch

Charles M. Hosch is a privacy, data management and cybersecurity lawyer with more than 30 years’ experience in both transactions and litigation. Charles handles all aspects of the use and trade-secret protection of data and technology.  He has protected trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets throughout his career.  He has served as outside general counsel to middle-market businesses and is an experienced mediator. Charles is co-chair of Strasburger’s Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity practice and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals.  He serves as an adjunct faculty member at SMU Dedman School of Law, and is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.

In the CLE, Charles explored Texas Ethics Opinion 671 and common ethics concerns attorneys face when conducting an online investigation.

Shawn Tuma

Shawn Tuma (@shawnetuma) is an attorney with an internationally recognized reputation in cybersecurity, computer fraud, and data privacy law. He is a Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Attorney at Scheef & Stone, LLP, a full-service commercial law firm in Texas where he regularly serves as outside cybersecurity and privacy counsel to a wide range of companies from small to mid-sized businesses to Fortune 100 enterprises. Shawn is an avid blogger on the Business Cyber Risk Blog.

Shawn will discuss the ethical responsibilities attorneys have to protect confidential information in the event of a cyber attack. Additionally, he will share the best practices law firms may follow to protect themselves against possible cybersecurity attacks.


About the Firm:

Klemchuk LLP is a litigation, intellectual property, transactional, and international business law firm dedicated to protecting innovation. The firm provides tailored legal solutions to industries including software, technology, retail, real estate, consumer goods, ecommerce, telecommunications, restaurant, energy, media, and professional services. The firm focuses on serving mid-market companies seeking long-term, value-added relationships with a law firm. Learn more about experiencing law practiced differentlyand our local counselpractice. 

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