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Internet for Lawyers Cybersleuths, Carole Levitt and

Mark Rosch, are back by popular demand to present a


new program:
Whos Your Friend?
Learn How to Use Social Media for
Research and as EvidenceEthically
KCBA Offices, 1200 Fifth Ave, Suite 700, Seattle

June 23, 2015


1:30pm-4:45pm
3.00 Ethics CLE Credits

AGENDA
Discover how attorneys are using social media sites (Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Google+, and LinkedIn) for
discovery, trial preparation, direct examination, cross-examination, background checks, and locating missing
persons and learn how to get profiles admitted into evidence. Dont be left behind in exploiting this gold mine of
information. Also, find out about potential social media ethical traps and how to avoid them with a review of
ethics rules, ethics opinions, and court opinions. You will receive social media research instruction and ethics
tips from recognized Internet research authorities Carole Levitt, Esq. and Mark Rosch, co-authors of The
Cybersleuths Guide to the Internet (IFL Press 2015). The book, which you will receive as part of your seminar
fee, features a fifty-five page chapter dedicated solely to conducting Social Media research, in addition to
summaries of 15 social media ethics opinions and many court opinions.
The speakers will show you how to:

Successfully navigate through many social media sites to:


o obtain useful background information about parties, lawyers, judges, experts, and current &
potential clients
o find information to attack a party or witness credibility
o uncover fraud
o seek out the smoking gun
Overcome social media discovery and authentication issues
Introduce social media profiles into evidence
Avoid potential social media ethical traps by:
o being careful about who you friend
o finding out whether friending can ever be construed as deceptive, a misrepresentation, or an
ex parte communication
o learning when you can use information from social media for investigative purposes
o discovering why you should monitor a jurors social media posts before, during, and after trial

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finding out about lawyers and judges who faced social media ethics violations
insuring that your own profile conforms to ethics rules and advertising regulations
being certain that your social media activity cant ever be construed as the unauthorized
practice of law
not inadvertently forming an attorney-client relationship via social media
correctly advising clients about cleansing their profiles
configuring security/privacy settings in your profile

REGISTRATION FORM:

Internet for Lawyers


KCBA Offices, 1200 Fifth Ave, Suite 700, Seattle WA
June 23, 2015 1:30 4:45pm
3 Ethics CLE Credits
4 WAYS TO REGISTER!
EMAIL Complete the following information and send to cle@kcba.org
WEB http://www.kcba.org/cle/
CALL CLE Department 206.267.7008
MAIL KCBA CLE, 1200 Fifth Avenue, Suite 700, Seattle, WA 98101
Electronic Course Materials: Course materials will be distributed to registrants in an electronic format searchable
PDF files that you can download to your computer. Before the program you will receive instructions regarding the
materials.

REGISTRATION FEES, Internet For Lawyers


ATTORNEYS
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IMPORTANT NOTICES
Please advise KCBA two weeks in advance of any condition that may impact your participation at the seminar so we may
ensure appropriate and comfortable accommodation.
If you must cancel, tuition will be refunded less $40, if cancellation is received in writing (cle@kcba.org or fax, 206-2677099) by 5:00pm, June 19, 2015. After this date, no refunds will be permitted; however, substitute attendees are welcome.