To Post or Not to Post? Conflicts of Interest and Social Media
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
1.0 MCLE Credit; 1.0 Ethics
Newly admitted attorneys must participate in the live webinar to earn credits.
NYSBA Member: $75 | Non Member: $175
Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Member: $50
Sponsored by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, the Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession, and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association.
Description: The presentation will explore the impact of social media on conflicts of interest as they apply to attorneys, along with strategies to mitigate associated risks. Particular attention will be paid to the New York Rules of Professional Conduct governing the duty of confidentiality, the duty to avoid the representation of differing interests and the duty of loyalty or independent judgment to the client. The following rules - and the impact of social media on these rules - will be discussed:
•Rule 1.6 Confidentiality of Information
•Rule 1.7 Conflict of Interest: Current Clients
•Rule 1.8 Current Clients: Specific Conflict of Interest Rules
•Rule 1.9 Duties to Former Clients
•Rule 1.10 Imputation of Conflicts of Interest
1.0 MCLE Credit in Ethics
Dauphine Dunlap, Esq., Miller Thomson LLP
Gail Gottehrer, Esq., Akerman LLP
Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession Chair
Mark A. Berman, Esq., Ganfer & Shore LLP
Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Chair
Mitchell J. Katz, Esq., Menter Rudin & Trivelpiece, P.C.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
If you have any questions about the content this program, please contact staff attorney Thomas Richards or program coordinator Bridget Donlon.
To register for this program please click on the link below or contact the NYSBA Member Resource Center at 800-582-2452 or firstname.lastname@example.org.