A settlement in the case involving an employee who was fired for posting negative comments about a supervisor on her Facebook page was made on the eve of a scheduled hearing.Read More »
2010 was a busy year for family law and its practitioners. The economy – last year’s biggest story – continued to play its part, but other issues also crowded the headlines.
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With more than 500 million people on Facebook, it should come as no surprise that jurors are players in the world of social media. And it seems that each week, a story surfaces about a juror tweeting her plan to convict a defendant, or posting on Facebook that he plans to find for the plaintiff – before deliberations even begin. So the question is: Has the social media presence of jurors become so overwhelming that lawyers have a duty to monitor it?Read More »
The undeniable popularity of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social networking sites has opened up a potential treasure trove of legal evidence, especially in divorce cases where a person’s whereabouts, “friends” and employment status are often relevant. But many divorce ...Read More »
Many lawyers still aren’t making the most of their professional presence on social media sites. Sprucing up your profile on LinkedIn, adding some personal flair on Twitter or creating a Facebook page for your firm are a few ways to ...Read More »
With lawyers now fully embracing blogging, texting, Facebooking and tweeting with friends, clients, colleagues and judges, your law firm can no longer afford not to have a social media policy.Read More »