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2014 InnovAction Award Winners Announced

InnovAction Awards were presented to law firm Higgs & Sons and the Legal OnRamp Fellowship at last week's 2014 Futures Conference in Boston. The College of Law Practice Management presents InnovAction Awards to recognize lawyers, law firms and other deliverers of legal services for unprecedented business activity. The program — now in its 10th year — seeks to highlight what can be created when passionate professionals, with big ideas and strong convictions, are determined to make a difference. ... READ THE REST

October 23, 2014 0 0 0
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New Guidance for Lawyers on the Ethics of Social Media Use

Do you need advice about the ethics issues involved in social networking? Chances are your questions will be answered by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s recent Formal Opinion 2014-300. The 18-page opinion addresses issues that are important for lawyers in every state. The Pennsylvania opinion rests on the premise that Rule 1.1 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct requires lawyers to have “a basic knowledge of how social media websites work,” as well as the ability to advise clients about the legal ramifications of using the sites. ... READ THE REST

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