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Ignore social media, wither like paper

Blogging, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, et al., have changed the way people communicate and consume information in both their professional and personal lives. It’s official. And it’s not too late for you to join the e-parade.

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Most judges tell jurors not to use social media

Most federal judges tell jurors not to use Facebook, Twitter and other social networking tools to communicate information about the trials in which they are sitting, according to the results of a survey conducted by the Federal Judicial Center.

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NLRB warns against overbroad social media policies

Workplace social media use is a fertile ground for potential federal labor law violations, according to a new guidance memo released by the acting general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board detailing the Board’s recent decisions on the issue.

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Tips for better client retention

Given the number of social media sites reviewing everything from barbeque to Botox, some law firm consultants say that lawyers should be asking their clients to post positive reviews on websites like Yelp!, Avvo and Google Hotpot.

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Social media develops as practice area

Linda Emery works from her office at von Briesen & Roper SC on July 26 in Milwaukee. Emery often focuses on social media issues within her roll at the firm. (
Staff photo by Kevin Harnack) Not too long ago, a client retained Milwaukee attorney Linda Emery for legal advice regarding a new social media website the client had developed. Emery, ...

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On murder and social media: Casey Anthony’s jury consultant speaks

A Lawyers USA exclusive Minutes after the jury delivered a stunning defense verdict in the Casey Anthony murder trial, the defendant’s chief trial consultant, Amy Singer, spoke with Lawyers USA about what trial lawyers can learn from the case. Singer, who has consulted on other high profile cases including the Jack Kevorkian and Michael Jackson trials, said that this case ...

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