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Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
AP Scandal Demonstrates Need for Federal Shield Law to Protect Reporters
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Free Nationwide WiFi: Myths & Facts
Attorney Michelle Cohen: Increased Federal Enforcement of Mobile Commerce in 2013
Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
FCC to Create Free National Super WiFi Network? Not Anytime Soon—Dana Frix
Corporate Law Report: Managing Cyber Risks, BYOD, Obama's NLRB Crisis, Iran Sanctions, and More
Corporate Law Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Social Media, Online Endorsements, Hart Scott Rodino, More
Former Congressman Steve Bartlett Joins the LEVICK Team
Corporate Law Report: Economic Espionage Act, Top FCPA Enforcement Actions, Trademark Audits, and More
Blogging for Lawyers
Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
Today, I gave a CLE presentation at the New York City Bar Association about the ethics of lawyers using social media. This is the PowerPoint presentation for the program. ...more
Every company or organization today is, at least potentially, a news publisher. Many just don’t act like it.
Social media channels have become news distribution channels, which is largely evident in the ways the public...more
I am writing this week’s posts live from the New Media Expo (NMX) in Las Vegas. Day one is in the can and I thought I would write about some of the things I have learned today and how they can help you in your legal marketing...more
In the 21st century, the company holiday card presents opportunities to enhance brand visibility, announce a donation and boost company morale. With the simplification of Web-based design tools, e-cards are no longer limited...more
Why People are Careless about Internet Privacy -
If you are like me, you have probably wondered why people choose to share so much about themselves and their families on Facebook. Why do people treat the social media...more
California Penal Code § 594 defines vandalism as defacing another’s property with graffiti “or other inscribed material,” or damaging or destroying another’s property. To be convicted of...more
In this Issue:
The 100 Most Influential People in the Boardroom
Social Media & The Boardroom: Critical Questions Directors Need to Ask
Michael Volkov on Whistleblowers
What's Next? The Top Issues of 2013 and...more
"CYA - Cover Your Apps" is a presentation for the Assoc. of Corporate Counsel (S. Florida) regarding mobile apps and app development best practices for corporate counsel. Covers app development contracts and pitfalls,...more
Viveka von Rosen and John Hellerman just wrote a piece for Bloomberg Law offering some concrete tools and strategies for professionals seeking to get active on social media. We know it can be daunting, but keeping these tips...more
This article discusses the fact that technology has changed the way the practice of law looks, but has not changed the fact that, as lawyers, we have a professional obligation to provide our clients with timely, competent,...more
The last two weeks, we've been looking more in-depth at the ILN Marketing Specialty Group roundtable, which focuses on what mid-sized firms are doing in social media. Today, we look at question three, which asks...more
There are still people out there who think social media is not for professionals.
C'mon, admit it.
All right, so the likelihood is that those people aren't reading this blog, because, after all,...more
Last week, we looked at the question of firms' biggest social media successes, but this week, it's time to look at the other side of the coin - challenges.
The question we posed was "What has been your...more
Today, I'm bringing you another excellent rainmaking recommendation from expert Jaimie Field - put the social in social media.
Are you using Twitter? Facebook? Linked In? Google +? Or any of the hundreds of websites that...more
This afternoon, I had the pleasure of sitting in on the Legal Marketing Association's Social Media Special Interest Group's (a long name, so we shorten it to LMA Social Media SIG) first webinar. Our presenters today were my...more
A step by step guide for lawyers who market on Facebook to ensure that all of their personal and business privacy settings are up to date. Published in the Oct 2011 edition of the Palm Beach Bar Association Bar Bulletin....more
This article explores the new alternative internet-based currency, Bitcoin, and whether -- as an alternative fee arrangement or even as a marketing effort -- your firm might consider accepting bitcoin. Published in the Sept...more
As a marketer, I couldn’t resist jumping on the bandwagon. This time on Google’s Facebook-esque Google+. I begged and pleaded for an invitation until I finally received one. Excitedly, I added my peeps (mainly consisting of...more
Companies recognize that the internet provides unique opportunities to participate in interactive discussions and share information on particular topics using a wide variety of social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs...more
Does your company or law firm email photos/JPEGs? Do you upload family photos to social media sites. Digital photo metadata is overlooked by companies -- and most common "scrubbing" software. Find out what metadata lurks...more
A reflection the Spring Meeting and an update on the many ways you can connect with the ABA's Section of Antitrust and to your colleagues using social media....more
From the May 2011 edition of the Palm Beach Bar Bulletin, here is the Lawyer's Guide to Sending Large PDF Documents by Email.
Send large PDF, JPEG and other files to clients without fear of hitting email file size limits. ...more
This is arguably the most-offensive print advertisement in the history of marketing the legal profession. It is apparently part of a branding and differentiation campaign by a firm seeking to sell services to law firms and...more
A jury in Minneapolis held blogger John (Johnny Northside) Hoff liable for $60,000 in damages for a truthful post charging that the plaintiff was involved in a high-profile mortgage fraud case. The jury agreed with the...more
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