Social Awareness: Best Practices for Ethically Using Social Media in Your Law Practice
Wed, Apr 26, 2023 12:00 PM CDT
FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram, oh my! New social media platforms seem to be emerging all the time creating ethical minefields for attorneys. Recent changes to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct hold lawyers to a higher standard of digital competence. Ethics opinions across the country are addressing these issues, including what you can advise your client to “delete” from their FaceBook page, whether you can contact witnesses via social media, and even researching the online profiles of prospective jurors. Join speakers John Browning, J.D. and Kate Gould, J.D. to discuss this ever-evolving topic. As a lawyer and the author of The Lawyer’s Guide to Social Media and two more books on social media and the law, John Browning is an expert in the field. AttPro Risk Management Attorney Kate Gould joins him to discuss how the Model Rules of Professional Conduct translate to social media.
Kate Gould John Browning
Risk Management Consultant Partner
Attorney Protective Spencer Fane LLP
This course is approved for 1 ethics credit in AL, CO, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NV, OK, TN, TX, SC, UT, VA, WI.
This course is approved for 1 general credit in NM, and 1 attorney professional conduct in OH, 0.5 ethics and 0.5 law & legal credit in WA.
Attorney Protective is an Approved Multiple Activity Provider in CA and NJ and this webinar will qualify for 1.2 CLE (ethics/professionalism) in NJ, and 1 CLE (legal ethics) in CA. Attorney Protective is an Accredited Provider in PA & VT and this webinar will qualify for 1 CLE (ethics) in PA & VT. In CT, this CLE is automatically approved as it is in compliance with Practice Book §2-27A. NY attorneys may apply this course toward 1 CLE credit in accordance with the NY approved jurisdiction policy.
NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities. Attorney Protective believes this live webcast meets the requirements of the NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for 60 minutes of Ethics. NH attendees are required to self-report their attendance.
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