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How to Avoid a Web of Ethical Pitfalls: Lawyers and Social Media Ethics


Date & Time: Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 10:00 am to 12:15 pm

CLE Credit: Yes

Event Description
Credit: 2.0 Ethics Credit Hours

Learn about social media that lawyers use and the ethics issues involved, including Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, YouTube, Digg, Reddit, Flickr, Wikipedia, blogs, and others. Using hypotheticals, you will discuss issues such as these:

· Can you check a witness's Facebook account to try to impeach the witness's testimony?

· Can you "friend" a witness on Facebook?

· Can you have a junior associate try to "friend" a witness if the associate does not disclose her affiliation with your firm or the lawsuit?

· Which Rules apply to LinkedIn endorsements?

· Can you research a juror or prospective juror's Internet presence?

Location
D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street NW
(Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center 12th Street)
Washington DC 20005
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Contact Information
CLE Program
Phone: 202-626-3488
Fax: 202-942-9750

Speakers

  • Mindy Rattan, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • Hope Todd, D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Counsel

Costs

Administrative Law and Agency Practice Section

$89.00

Antitrust and Consumer Law Section

$89.00

Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Law Section

$89.00

Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section

$89.00

Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice

$89.00

Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section

$89.00

D.C. Bar Members

$99.00

District of Columbia Affairs Section

$89.00

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section

$89.00

Estates, Trusts and Probate Law Section

$89.00

Family Law Section

$89.00

Government Attorneys

$109.00

Government Contracts and Litigation Section

$89.00

Health Law Section

$89.00

Intellectual Property Law Section

$89.00

International Law Section

$89.00

Labor and Employment Law Section

$89.00

Law Practice Management

$89.00

Litigation Section

$89.00

Others

$129.00

Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section

$89.00

Taxation Section

$89.00

Tort Law Section

$89.00


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