Workplace Social Media Policies That WorkBy Angela S. McQuageJanuary 2014Article, Page 32Employers understandably want to create policies limiting employees' social media posts about company business. But the NLRA imposes some surprising limits.
Marketing Your Practice via Social MediaBy Maria KantzavelosApril 2013Article, Page 180You can find clients on Facebook and LinkedIn. Or, more to the point, they can find you. But be sure to go about it the right way or you'll lose business and run afoul of ethics rules.
Tips for Authenticating Social Media EvidenceBy Nicholas O. McCannSeptember 2012Article, Page 482Illinois practitioners should prepare to meet strict authentication requirements until clear rules are established. Here's a look at the cases and advice about how to proceed.
Ethics Puzzlers: Facebook, Fees, and MoreBy Peter L. Rotskoff and Melinda J. BentleyFebruary 2012Article, Page 84What if opposing counsel wins a continuance to go to a funeral but takes an island vacation instead (and posts photos on Facebook)? Ethics authorities explore these and other hypotheticals.
To Tweet or Not to Tweet?By Helen W. GunnarssonAugust 2011Article, Page 396Don't get Twitter? You're not alone. But lawyers are using it to reach out to fellow practitioners and communicate with the public.
Tweeting the lawBy Helen W. GunnarssonAugust 2011Lawpulse, Page 382Lawyers, bar associations, courts, and others use Twitter to push out news, cases, job openings, and more.
Ethics in the age of TwitterBy Helen W. GunnarssonJanuary 2011Lawpulse, Page 10An ABA ethics commission is looking for suggestions about how to bring the model ethics rules in line with globalization and 21st Century communications technology.
Like it or not, you’re on the ‘NetBy Helen W. GunnarssonApril 2010Lawpulse, Page 174Do you know what they're saying about you out there? Or what you said that you probably shouldn't have? Here's how to find out and what you can do about it.
Sexting: It’s No Joke, It’s a CrimeBy Joshua D. HermanApril 2010Article, Page 192A look at the high-stakes legal issues raised by adolescent "sexting" and their implications for counsel to teens, parents, and schools.
Illinois outlaws DWT (driving while texting)By Helen W. GunnarssonDecember 2009Lawpulse, Page 598Effective January 1, drivers aren't allowed to "compose, send, or read an electronic message." Is PA 96-0130 overregulation or overdue?