How to Avoid a Web of Ethical Pitfalls: Lawyers and Social Media Ethics *Class by Webinar*

Date & Time: Monday, October 23, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:15 pm

CLE Credit: Yes

Event Description
2.0 Ethics Credit Hours


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

Can you check a witness's Facebook account to try to impeach his or her 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 his or her affiliation with your firm or the lawsuit?

Which ethics rules apply to LinkedIn endorsements?

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

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Contact Information
CLE Program
Phone: 202-626-3488
Fax: 202-942-9750


  • Mindy Rattan,
  • Hope Todd, The District of Columbia Bar

D.C. Bar Members $99.00
Government Attorneys $109.00
Others $129.00

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