To Post or Not to Post? Conflicts of Interest and Social Media
Wednesday, May 20, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
1.0 MCLE Credit; 1.0 Ethics
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 Ruding & Trivelpiece, P.C.
To register by phone please call our Member Resource Center: 1-800-582-2452.