Lawyers and social media: Webcasts will explore pros and cons

November 15, 2010

Do you use Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn as a business development tool? Do you wish you knew more about it?

Two upcoming webcasts from West LegalEdcenter present a perfect opportunity to learn more about social networking as a practice-building resource – and earn some CLE credits* in the process!

Ethically Managing Your Internet Presence: Social Networking for Lawyers

Wednesday, November 17 / 1:00 p.m. ET
This program will explore how attorneys can communicate a personal brand, build a niche, expand their networks, and grow their businesses using social networking while not running afoul of ethics considerations. The discussion will be led by attorneys Donna Gerson, author of “The Modern Rules of Business Etiquette” (ABA, 2008), and Gina F. Rubel, a specialist in PR/marketing issues.

Ethical Pitfalls of Social Networking and Technology

Friday, November 19 / 2:30 p.m. ET
In this engaging program, Stuart Teicher, a professional legal educator, reveals the ethical dangers and professionalism concerns that are raised when attorneys make use of social networking and other high-tech tools for business development, investigations, and more. The discussion will also explore ethics opinions from various jurisdictions.

*CLE credits not available for all states. For more information, refer to the program details by clicking the program links above.