Navigating Ethical Quandaries in the Social Media Age:
How Do the Rules Impact a Lawyer's Favorite Social Media Activities?
Date: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Format: Live Webinar and Teleconference
Duration: 75 minutes
1:00 PM-2:15 PM Eastern
12:00 PM-1:15 PM Central
11:00 AM-12:15 PM Mountain
10:00 AM-11:15 AM Pacific
Social media has given lawyers powerful new tools to make them known to prospective clients and the public at large, but not without some risk of running afoul of the Rules of Professional Conduct.
The program will explore what those ethical risks are, how they can arise, and what lawyers can and should do to avoid them.
John L. Ropiequet
Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Ryan S. Stinneford
Hudson Cook, LLP
Mac R. McCoy
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