Home » Uncategorized » New York State Bar Releases Best Practices for Attorneys Using Social Media

New York State Bar Releases Best Practices for Attorneys Using Social Media

Follow LawandSocialMedia on WordPress.com

New York State Bar Releases Best Practices for Attorneys Using Social Media

The Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar recently released the latest version of its Social Media Ethics Guidelines–the first version came out in 2014. The Section cautions the reader that these guidelines are merely that and are not requirements. According to the Section, the guidelines represent “best practices.”  The areas that have been updated for 2015 include

–lawyers’ competence

–the retention of social media by lawyers

–client confidences

–the tracking of client social media

–communications by lawyers with judges

–lawyers’ use of LinkedIn.

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

%d bloggers like this: