The Marion County Bar Association will host a 3-hour CLE* on April 24th titled, "Modern Lawyering Utilizing Social Media" which includes 2 hours of ethics CLE.
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Title & Description: "Social Media: First Amendment Implications and the Employment Context.” This session will discuss recent Indiana and Seventh Circuit decisions implicating social media and intended restrictions thereof. This session will also discuss the parameters employers can place on their employees within the social media context and how employers can effectively manage their employees without violating the law. This session will also discuss the ethical implications of lawyer and judges utilizing social media for work purposes and pitfalls to avoid.
Moderator: Andrea Ciobanu, Ciobanu Law, PC
Panelists: Kenneth J. Falk, Legal Director, ACLU of Indiana; Linda Calvin, former Social Media Manager for Dow; Jessica Tucker Ballard, Clerk, Indiana Court of Appeals
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Title & Description: "Utilizing Social Media Ethically” This session will discuss the ethical implications of utilizing social media in litigation, and how to ethically obtain social media information for litigation purposes. This portion will also discuss the ethical implications of judges and lawyers utilizing social media and what types of practices to avoid.
Moderator: The Hon. James S. Kirsch, Indiana Court of Appeals
Panelists: Hon. Paul D. Mathias, Indiana Court of Appeals; Hon. Melissa S. May, Indiana Court of Appeals; G. Michael Witte, Indiana Disciplinary Commission; Jaime Lira, Marketing Manager, Cohen & Malad
4:00 - 5:00pm
Title & Description: “Litigation and Discovery: How to get Social Media Evidence in and Keep it in.” This session will discuss how to engage in electronic discovery, how to authenticate the evidence, and how admit it into evidence at trial. This session will also discuss proposed jury instructions for electronic discovery, and how to utilize social media to maximize your jury panel.
Moderator: Jimmie McMillian, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
Panelists: Hon. Tanya Walton Pratt, Southern District of Indiana; Hon. David Shaheed, Marion County Superior Court; Hon. David Hooper, Commissioner, Marion County Superior Court
5:00 - 6:00pm
Reception: Free for all attendees! Attendees are invited to mingle with each other and with the speakers following the CLE for light food and refreshments.
$50 for MCBA Members/$90 for Nonmembers
Not attending the CLE? Join us at the reception for an opportunity to mingle with the panelists and attendees. The reception is free for all MCBA Members and only $10 for nonmembers who do not attend the CLE.
*CLE credit pending