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Court Proceedings in the Social Media Era: How to Protect Your Client and Your Case

Learn how to uncover valuable information on social media to leverage it as evidence in your next case.

This topic explores in depth the legal and ethical issues raised by social media in litigation. This will provide lawyers and legal professionals the know-how and tools to take advantage of social media in litigation. This is essential to build a claim or defense and avoid ethical pitfalls. This topic will provide a sharp understanding of social media as applied to court cases.

Runtime: 88 minutes
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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Social Media Searching and Monitoring

  • Case Law Update
  • Social Media as Evidence
  • Use of Litigation Hold Letters

Ethical Issues in Litigation and Social Media

  • Ethics and Bar Opinions on Social Media Issues
  • Judges, Jurors and Social Media
  • Waving Attorney-Client Privilege and Duty of Confidentiality via Social Media

Practice Pointers in Social Media

  • Fee Agreements
  • Representation and Withdrawal From Representation Based on Social Media Posting

Avoiding Social Media Litigation

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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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OnDemand Course

This course was last revised on August 9, 2016.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

David Randolph Smith

David Randolph Smith & Associates

  • Partner in the office of David Randolph Smith & Associates
  • Trial attorney for 38 years and was a professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School (1983 to1988) teaching torts, evidence and professional responsibility
  • Recognized by his peers as one of the best lawyers in America in personal injury litigation and as one of the best lawyers in Tennessee
  • J.D. degree, with honors, Order of the Coif, University of Texas at Austin; B.A. degree, cum laude, Harvard University
  • Can be contacted at 615-742-1775 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 396793
Published 2016
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