Saturday, March 29, 2014

Guidelines on Lawyers’ Use of Social Media Networks

The New York State Bar Association has issued detailed guidelines (not rules or best practices) to give ethical guidance to lawyers who are using social media. Topics include

• lawyer advertising;

• giving legal advice in social media networks;

• gathering evidence on social media sites;

• advising clients about social media accounts; and

• reviewing jurors' profiles and posts.

 You can read more here. And you can access the full text of the guidelines here.


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