Straight Talk: Social Media Ethics and Attorneys

Course Demo. No credit provided in demo mode.

Credit Hours:
WV - Ethics: 1.2 Credits
CA - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
AZ - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
CO - Ethics: 1.24 Credits
VT - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
FL - Ethics: 1.0 Credits

Running Time: 1 Hours, 2 Minutes
Faculty: Deborah Gonzalez -

Course Description

This one-hour course will begin with an explanation of why it?s important for attorneys to understand social media and how they can avoid the ethical issues that can arise from the misuse or misunderstanding of social media networks. Deborah Gonzalez will explain how Individuals have lost jobs, been disbarred, been disciplined, lost cases, lost clients, lost money, lost their reputation, lost their good standing in their communities, etc., because they didn?t know how to use social media. Debora will also cover various state bar opinions/statements about social media, as well as specific ABA Model Rules that attorneys should be especially aware of while using social media.