I’m moderating a star studded event on a very hot and timely topic: Practicing Law in the E-Court of Public Opinion: How the Internet Can Make or Break a Lawyer’s Reputation. The program will take place on January 24, 2008, noon- 1:30 pm at the DC Bar. Here’s the information from the DC Bar Flyer:
Practicing Law in the E-Court of Public Opinion: How the Internet Can Make or Break a Lawyer’s or Law Firm’s Reputation and What You Can Do about It – WITH DAVID LAT of ABOVE THE LAW and other national speakers!
In the Internet Age, lawyers and firms are subject to unprecedented public scrutiny. Popular websites like Above the Law provides gossip and behind the scenes news from large law firms, while Avvo allows clients to post their opinions about their attorneys. You’ll hear how the web can affect lawyers’ reputations, for better or for worse, identify ways to respond to threats to reputation and use the Internet to your advantage and learn about relevant legal concepts like First Amendment, libel and privacy law that relate to your ability to protect your reputation. We’ll have a panel of nationally recognized speakers as well as law firm marketing expert who will offer practical tips on guarding and promoting your reputation on line.
Teleconferencing is available for this program, please be sure to provide your email address when you register with the DC Bar so that they can provide the call in number:
- Law Students $10.00
Administrative Law and Agency Practice Section $20.00
Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section $20.00
Litigation Section $20.00
Computer and Telecommunication Law Section $20.00
Family Law Section $20.00
Tort Law Section $20.00
Law Practice Management Section $20.00
Government and Nonprofit Employees $20.00
Non-Section Members $25.00
TO REGISTER, GO TO dcbar.org/for_lawyers/events/
This promises to be a fascinating and entertaining discussion, full of useful analysis and insight from top bloggers and legal experts. It’s a not to be missed event for lawyers and law firm marketers. So sign up as soon as you can!