Social Media and the New York Rules of Professional Conduct: Is LinkedIn Attorney Advertising?

…[I]s the mere listing of biographical information on LinkedIn sufficient to constitute attorney advertising such that the copy must be preserved for a period of one year and designated as such? Or is it more appropriate to look to the primary purpose of the posting to determine whether the lawyer’s subjective intent was to garner the retention of the lawyer or law firm?

For an exploration of these questions and an advance peak into just one of the topics Jim Walker (Partner and General Counsel at Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP) will address in AltaClaro’s next live, interactive, CLE webinar, Legal Ethics in the Technology Age: Exploring a Lawyer’s Duty of Technological Competence, be sure to read Mr. Walker’s recent article (co-authored with Barry Temkin), “Social Media and the New York Rules of Professional Conduct: Is LinkedIn Attorney Advertising?

Click here to read the article in its entirety.

And to reserve your place in the live, interactive, CLE presentation on Wednesday, May 24 at 12 pm (EDT), click here (participants who complete the webinar will be entitled to 1.0 hour of NY CLE credit in Ethics).

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