Social Media and Its Impact on the Legal System

February 22, 2012
13th Annual Law and Society Week
Community College of Philadelphia1700 Spring Garden Street
Room C2-28
Philadelphia, PA

6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Social media has already created new and challenging ethical situations for judges and lawyers, whether in choosing Facebook "friends" or the making the "innocent" tweet. This session will look at the applicable ethical rules under the PA Rules of Professional Conduct and consider relationship of social media to issue pertaining to legal advertising, confidentiality, attorney misconduct and the avoidance of legal malpractice.


Thomas Goldman, Esq., Principal, Law Offices of Thomas Goldman

Steve K. Ludwig, Esq., Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP


David M. Freeman, Associate Professor Justice


CLE – 1.5 Ethics hours

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