Category Archive: Social Media

Jun
30

Lawyer Advertising and Social Media Guidelines in Washington State

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Tweet Share The explosion of social media has provided Lawyers new ways to advertise their services. This increased opportunity to connect with potential clients online has increased the level of diligence that is required. The American Bar Association has released a formal opinion regarding ethics and Lawyer websites and the Washington Bar Association has also …

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Jun
23

Responsibility to Supervise and Social Media

Tweet Share Lawyers who serve in a supervisory capacity are required to make reasonable efforts to ensure there are policies in effect regarding subordinate lawyers with respect to the RPCs.  Specifically, RPC 5.1 (b) provides that a lawyer in a supervisory capacity must take reasonable efforts to assure that subordinate lawyers are in compliance with …

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Jun
20

Use of Social Media for Lawyers (Part 2)

Tweet Share Philip C. Tsai presented the ethical issues arising from the use of social media on June 17, 2011 at the 2011 Family Law Section Midyear Meeting and Seminar.  This video is part 2 of 2. This video covers the following topics: Acquisition and Preservation of Evidence Fairness to Opposing Party and Counsel

Jun
20

Use of Social Media for Lawyers (Part 1)

Tweet Share Philip C. Tsai presented the ethical issues arising from the use of social media on June 17, 2011 at the 2011 Family Law Section Midyear Meeting and Seminar.  This video is part 1 of 2. This video covers the following topics: What is Social Media Overview of Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube, LinkedIn, Avvo, …

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Jun
03

Law and Social Media Introduction

Tweet Share The Internet has changed the way we communicate and interact as a society.  Technological advances such as email, websites, and online networking are now prevalent in all areas of our lives including personal and professional.  Law and social media has become relevant in our daily lives.  Lawyers are now using the Internet and …

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Jun
03

Legal Ethics of Cloud Computing – Family Law MidYear

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Tweet Share Technological advances including the use of social media, electronic mailing lists and cloud computing and storage raise new ethical issues that the lawyer should be aware.  The duty to keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice include having knowledge of technology and the way it impacts representation of clients.

Jun
02

Lawyer Ethics and LISTSERV

Tweet Share Ethical Issues Arising from Technology Lawyers using electronic mailing lists should be aware of their ethical obligations.  Improper use of list servers may impact attorney-client confidentiality, establishment of the attorney-client relationship, duties to a prospective client, and the unauthorized practice of law.

Jun
02

Ethical Issues Arising from Technology and Social Media

Tweet Share One of the topics on the agenda at the 2011 Family Law Section Midyear Meeting and Seminar is the ethical issues arising from technology and social media.  Philip C. Tsai will join the honorable Michael P. Price from the Spokane County Superior Court on June 17th, 2011 at 5:15pm.  To view the complete …

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