These proposed changes would allow trade names and make it easier for Texas lawyers to share educational content on social media.
Are lawyers making sure their clients preserve relevant social media evidence? And preparing their clients to testify about it? Consider two cautionary tales.
The proposed revisions to the Texas ethics rules for lawyer advertising are a welcome development, but they could be improved.
Lawyers, what is something about practicing that law school students might have a hard time believing? Here are the top 50 responses.
What do you do when someone infringes your copyright or trademark on social media?
Florida Supreme Court holds that Facebook friendship with lawyer did not require disqualification of judge.
What are the ethical limits on lawyers using social media to research members of the jury panel?
A judge’s Facebook friendship with a lawyer doesn’t necessarily require recusal. What about a campaign contribution?
A senior lawyer once said to me that “practicing law would be great, if it wasn’t for the clients.” It’s a joke, of course. Lawyers couldn’t practice law without clients, and the clients pay the bills. So we definitely appreciate our clients. But there’s no question that practicing law would be easier if we didn’t have to worry about the bad decisions our clients sometimes make. Take social media, for example. In Part 1 of this series, I talked about lawyers using social media to do opposition research, i.e. to dig up dirt on the opposing party. Ethically, that’s generally […]
Can a lawyer view an opposing party’s publicly available social media profile and posts?