Legal Ethics and Social Media (On-Demand)

$169.00

This CLE covers legal ethics issues that arise from social media use. Part one of the presentation covers issues of solicitation and advertising and the confidentiality rules implicated by social media use. Part two discusses the investigative uses of social media including competence, collecting and preserving social media evidence, contact with represented and unrepresented persons using social media, researching and contacting jurors using social media, and impeaching witnesses using social media.

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Event Details

Course Type

Original Date Of Course

Course Instructor

Hilary P. Gerzhoy, Esq., Mark Davis, Esq.

Ethics Credits

2

Course Description

This CLE covers legal ethics issues that arise from social media use. Part one of the presentation covers issues of solicitation and advertising and the confidentiality rules implicated by social media use. Part two discusses the investigative uses of social media including competence, collecting and preserving social media evidence, contact with represented and unrepresented persons using social media, researching and contacting jurors using social media, and impeaching witnesses using social media.

Principles

  • Advertising and Marketing Using Social Media
  • Investigative Uses of Social Media
  • Conflicts

Syllabus

  1. Advertising and Marketing Using Social MediA
    1. Confidentiality
    2. Solicitation and Advertising
  2. Investigative Uses of Social Media
    1. Competence
    2. Evidence: Relevancy and Preservation
    3. Contact With Represented Persons
    4. Researching and Contacting Jurors
    5. Impeaching Witnesses
  3. Conflicts

Instructors

Hilary P. Gerzhoy

Mark Davis

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