New York Bar Association is Revising its Social Media Ethics Guidelines.

The New York Bar Association is revising its Social Media Ethics Guidelines.  The revisions to the guidelines address the following issues pertaining to members of the Bar and their use of social media: (1) Attorney Competence; (2) Attorney Advertising; (3) Furnishing of Legal Advice Through Social Media; (4) Review and Use of Evidence from Social Media; (5) Communicating with Clients; (6) Researching Jurors and Reporting Juror Misconduct; and (7) Using Social Media to Communicate with a Judicial Officer.

The New York Law Journal’s article provides a nice synopsis of the revisions. For those people who want to read the actual text of the revisions the document is provided here.  In my estimation the New York Bar is at the forefront of addressing the myriad of issues that are present for lawyers and their use of social media.

Feedback and shares welcome. Please let me know what you think of this post, other posts, or my blog. Thank you for visiting!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s