Lawyer Ethics and Social Media

Lawyer Ethics and Social Media:
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Brief Course Description:
 
Everyone has heard of social media, and many lawyers are using it. As this medium evolves, sticky ethical issues can ensue. In this course, we’ll examine the key ethical dilemmas faced by certain behaviors on social media. We’ll provide tools for attendees to help them avoid these pitfalls and use social media ethically to serve their clients and grow professionally.
 
Your Course Faculty

 KENDRA BRODIN

Kendra Brodin, MSW, JD, is a consultant and trainer dedicated to the personal and professional development of attorneys. With a powerful background as a social worker and lawyer, Kendra supports attorneys as they become better lawyers and lead happier, more meaningful lives. She is an avid user and trainer of social media, and she has thousands of contacts through media such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
 
Kendra provides group and private coaching to individuals and law firms, as well as teaches a variety of Continuing Legal Education courses on professional development, elimination of bias, and ethics.  
 
Kendra holds three degrees with honors, including a Masters of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania and a Law Degree from the University of Minnesota School of Law. Kendra is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, serving as Co-Chair of its Life & the Law Committee and member of its Women in the Legal Profession Committee. She is also a member of Minnesota Women Lawyers (and its Core Competencies Subcommittee) and the Ramsey County Bar Association.
 
 
 VIVEKA VON ROSEN

As CEO of Linked Into Business LLC, Viveka von Rosen enables business professionals to make social media connections in a professional manner.  When her clients make strides in their careers, she has met her objective. The social media movement makes sense to her because she believes that people – at personal and professional levels – ultimately want to connect with other people.  

Linked Into Business LLC is a LinkedIn, Twitter and Social Media Training Company. Through it, Viveka specializes in training companies and individuals in the utilization of social media for client service and social media networking and marketing. It is her desire to make sure that everyone with an appropriate company culture has the ability to utilize social media to its fullest – creating a wider contact base, greater name recognition, and increased client service.

Viveka helps legal professionals and business people create their social media presence on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube, and then she shows them how to optimize, manage and maintain their presence by themselves. With tens of thousands of social media contacts, Viveka truly is a thought leader on LinkedIn and other key social media outlets.


 

This course has been approved for 1.25 Ethics Credits in Minnesota.
 
Course Cost: $27 for live teleseminar and downloadable handouts.