CLE – Just Ethics: “Leveraging Social Media in a Law Practice… and Ethical Obstacles to Avoid”

January 13, 2012
South Texas College of Law
Emilie Slohm Room
12:00pm – 1:00 pm

Leveraging Social Media in a Law Practice… and Ethical Obstacles to Avoid

Presented by Debra Bruce

Attorneys use social media for many purposes. Some uses, such as improving jury selection, investigating cases, and impeaching witnesses are designed to help the attorney with his/her litigation practice. Other uses, such as building client relationships, finding a job, and informing the public about issues result in more practice-related benefits. Finally, attorneys use social media to better serve their clients and simply to keep in touch with friends. In this interactive session of Just Ethics, Debra Bruce will alert attendees to what (and where) the ethical boundaries are before they overstep them.

Accredited for 1.0 hour of participatory credit, including 1.0 hour of legal ethics.

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