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Social Media: Balancing Benefits and Ethical Burdens

Law Practice Management & Technology Section
Credit(s): 1 Participatory MCLE Credits
1 Ethics
Course Number: LPMT_6-26-12
Original Program Date: June 26, 2012
Duration: 58 minutes
Access: Available for 3 months after purchase
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  • Attorneys are using social media to communicate with other attorneys, clients, and the public.  There are benefits, including educating the public, although there are ethical burdens regarding confidentiality, advertising, and competence.  This program will show you how to balance your ethical duty with the new age communication.


    Four important items participants will learn:

    1) The most ethical ways to communicate and educate clients and other attorneys.

    2) To build community involvement with other attorneys and learn from each other.

    3) Caveats of confidentiality in social media.

    4) How to deal with conflicts, avoid problems with ethical issues in advertising, and competence issues.
    1 Participatory MCLE Credits
    1 Ethics  

    Mari Frank

    Mari Frank, mediator and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), is, co-author of Privacy Piracy, and author of From Victim to Victor: A Step by Step Guide for Ending the Nightmare of Identity Theft; Safeguard Your Identity; The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Recovering From Identity Theft; and Stepping Stones to Success. Since 2005, Mari has hosted the radio show Privacy Piracy, KUCI 88.9 FM in Irvine ( Mari has testified in Congress and the California Legislature, and serves as a qualified privacy expert in state and federal courts cases nationally. She’s the Chair of the Privacy subcommittee of the LPMT Executive Committee, Board Member of the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse; and Fellow of the Ponemon;

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