New legal ethics rules not required for social networking and social media

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The use of social media and social networking by lawyers online is no different than the networking lawyers have been doing for 150 years. Lawyers must adapt their use of technology so as to uphold the ethical standards we stand for as lawyers. We do not need to create new rules to adapt to the new technology. To do so, chills good lawyers from using technology that serves the public, makes the law more accessible to the public, and improves the image of our profession.

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