Social Media Ethics

Social Media Ethics

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Overview
CLE Hours: 
CLE Credit: 
Course Level: 
Basic
Fees: 
$45 for Members and $65 for Nonmembers
Start Date and Time (CT): 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 1:00pm
Course Materials: 
Most live webinars include the ability to ask questions during the webinar about the topic, view slides of the presentation and have access to a recording of the webinar.

This webinar will provide an overview of growing societal trends of social media, along with a discussion of private versus public information, and how social media blurs the lines. Consider the risks associated with social networking and if your clients are in danger. What makes social networking different: A look at some publicly poor decisions made through social media and what it could cost you. We will review the American Bar Association and State Rules of Professional Conduct, as well as other formal ethical opinions. What to consider in your discovery plan? We will discuss ways to capture web evidence correctly, the importance of defensibility (including preservation, authentication, and chain of custody), privacy examination and avoiding spoliation and sanctions. Important things to consider when developing a social media policy, with a look at some law firm and Fortune 500 company examples. How to avoid the dreaded social networking mistrial, staying HIPAA compliant, and cautions in friending a court official.

Instructor: 
Course Year: 
2020