Utilizing Social Networking Websites: Opportunities and Pitfalls

Date: October 4, 2010
Duration:  55 minutes
Committee: Family Law Committee
Download:  Audio

About the Program

If you are a young lawyer facing discovery and e-discovery issues this is a must-attend session. An experienced attorney and technology professional will share valuable tips and provide guidance on the following issues:

  • What information is available on social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Match.com
  • What advice to give clients regarding their exposure based upon their use of these websites
  • How to develop a successful approach to obtaining the information on these websites
  • What ethical issues you face in locating, obtaining, and using the information gathered from these resources
  • How to address issues that may arise if a client has spyware, recording devices, or electronic surveillance programs on their computers, cellular phones, or PDA’s

Program Faculty

Daniel Roberts, Lax & Truax, LLC, Fairfield, CT
Peter Stambleck, Aronson, Mayefsky & Sloan LLP, New York, NY

Jonathan E. Von Kohorn, The Von Kohorn Law Firm, LLC, Trumbull, CT