Facebook, Twitter, and other social media networks have become so integrated into our daily lives that it is critical for future attorneys to maintain an understanding of how these platforms can benefit their legal practices. Social media has expanded the world of legal and investigative research. It has provided a wealth of information that attorneys can use to keep up with legal trends, learn more about clients and competitors, and research jurors.
Since social media has changed the way we interact both personally and professionally, it is critical that future attorneys use social media with awareness and integrity. This session will discuss avoiding the potential pitfalls of using social media in legal practice. Attendees will participate by answering questions using their mobile devices, while learning about social media best practices and the evolving ethical and legal implications for its usage.