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The MSBA's Communications Law Section Presents

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"Social Media and Lawyer Ethics - The Medium is Not the Message"

Communicating by social media is a popular new trend. Online interactions may be based on new technologies, but are still governed by existing ethical rules. This interactive course will touch on several of the many Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct implicated by social media use. A few topics that will be covered are: lawyer and law firm websites, creation of inadvertent client relationships, effective disclaimers, social media use by attorney support staff, use of LinkedIn recommendations, keeping client confidences online, and using social media for informal investigations. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions as well.

Speaker:

Michael R. Bradley , Bradley & Guzzetta, LLC

1 hour of Ethics CLE credit applied for

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Details:

Date:   Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Time:   12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. - CLE Program
11:30 a.m. - Council Meeting
Location:   MSBA Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380 Minneapolis, MN 55402 

Cost:

Section Members:  $10.00
MSBA Members (But Not Communications Law Section Members):  $15.00
Law Students:  Free
Non-MSBA Members:  $20.00

Teleconferencing is available. Please contact Kim Basting at kbasting@mnbar.org.

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.

Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336