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Lawyers, Technology & Social Media: Keeping an Ethical Thumbs Up

1h 15m

Created on December 15, 2018




Lawyers are increasingly using social media to enhance their online presence, promote their achievements, and interact with clients, prospective clients, and adversaries. Christopher Farella, Deputy General Counsel of the law firm Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., explains the ethical minefields and guardrails facing lawyers in today's social media age.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review what ethical rules affect technology and social media
  2. Explore potential threats to attorney-client confidentiality through technology
  3. Discuss the role of social media in discovery
  4. Examine different scenarios of lawyers misbehaving on social media and learn how to avoid those situations

This course originally appeared as a part of our December 2018 Bridge the Gap Event.

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