Making sure you’re prepared on all fronts for the death of a law firm founder or influential firm attorney is something that no one looks forward to, but failing to take a few necessary steps beforehand is a recipe for potential confusion and consternation among the attorneys at your firm, the firm’s clients, and, importantly, the lawyer’s family.
Social media is a great tool for keeping up with the news, friends and family, sometimes in the blink of an eye.
Despite the many benefits of this hyper connectivity, however, social media can also cause problems in the business world for those whose viewpoints may conflict with their clients, employees or colleagues. While there are a variety of these social media ethics violators, there are three types that all lawyers should know about and avoid emulating.
Trying a high-profile case under the media spotlight is rare for most lawyers, but it is becoming more and more common
given the number of new media outlets and the growing public appetite for legal news and information.