There Are Plenty of Reasons Why You Should Be Using Social Media - And Plenty More Why You Need to Be Careful
The average person spends over two hours a day on social media - not only is it a common source of relevant evidence, but it's quickly becoming a preferred method of communication for clients, and a big source of leads for law firms. But like email and everything before, this unique means of communication poses unique ethical challenges. Delve into hot topics and recent developments in social media ethics, learn how communicate on social platforms without getting into trouble, and learn what it takes to competently navigate social media case investigations, juror research, and ediscovery issues. Register today!
Delve into social media ethics hot topics, including notable rule changes, marketing risks, LinkedIn pitfalls, and inadvertent conflicts.
Identify and avoid common ethical pitfalls when giving advice and communicating on social platforms.
Learn how to competently handle social media evidence when performing case investigations, advising clients, and researching non-clients and jurors.
Learn 12 top tips for ethically securing your social profiles and mobile devices.
Social Media Ethics: Hot Topics and Recent Developments
Advising and Communicating on Social Media
Competently Handling Social Media Evidence
Top 12 Tips for Securing Your Profiles and Mobile Devices
CHRISTOPHER B. HOPKINS is a member with McDonald Hopkins LLC, in their West Palm Beach office. His extensive trial and appellate experience includes commercial, defamation, medical/nursing home, probate, injury, and general civil litigation and appeals. Mr. Hopkins' practice frequently involves cyber security, e-discovery, OSINT, social media, bitcoin, internet crimes, website contracts, and other technology-related issues, from drafting contracts and policies to litigation. He is a Florida Supreme Court certified civil circuit mediator and qualified arbitrator. Mr. Hopkins has published more than 110 legal articles on law and technology, ethics, and trial. He is the host of www.InternetLawCommentary.com. Mr. Hopkins earned his B.A. degree from the University of Richmond, his master's degree from Wesley Theological Seminary, and his J.D. degree from Tulane Law School. He is admitted to practice in D.C., Florida, and New York.
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