2013 Professionalism Symposium

Jan 10, 2013 01:30pm -
Jan 10, 2013 4:30pm

Event Description

Clearwater Bar Association
Professionalism Symposium 2013
Social Media, The Web and Pitfalls of the Modern Age Professionalism and Ethical Issues
January 10, 2013

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

This guided discussion, facilitated by a panel and discussion leaders, will involve presentation of scenarios and facts relating to professionalism and ethical issues. These professionalism and ethical issues will be intertwined with the internet and websites, and various forms of social media and their common uses, and pitfalls associated with these technologies when utilized in the practice of law, the administration of justice, and by lawyers living in the modern world.

1:30 – 1:40      Greetings and Seminar Overview – Donald S. Crowell, Esq.

1:40 – 2:05      Professionalism in 2013 – Gwynne A. Young, Esq., Florida Bar President

2:05 – 2:50      Mock Website Discussed – Led by Jeff Albinson, Esq. and Panel

What’s wrong with this site? Pitfalls in the differences between TV ads and the internet.

Are these links a good idea? YouTube, Twitter, and RSS feeds everywhere.

What did that say!?! Statements pushing the edge of professionalism… and beyond.

How did I get here?! Oh, that hyperlink took me here…Manipulation of Google! and other search engines and issues therewith.

2:50 – 3:00      Networking Break

3:00 - 4:30       Social Media – Chatting, Tweeting, Posting, Friending, Linking or just plain venting! How these modern tools of communication can lead to problems in professionalism and ethical violations. -  Led by Michael Faehner, Esq., Susan Demers, Esq. & Panel and Discussion Leaders: Donald S. Crowell, Esq., Michael J. Faehner, Esq., Susan Demers, Esq., Jeff Albinson, Esq., Andy Sasso, Esq., Florida Bar Board of Governors, Hon. Keith Meyer, Circuit Judge 6th Judicial Circuit, Other local members of the judiciary as schedules allow. 

Cost: FREE for Clearwater Bar members & judges.
All others $100

Event Type:Events
Early registration ends on Nov 20, 2012.
Regular registration starts on Nov 21, 2012 and ends on Jan 16, 2013.
Late registration starts on Jan 17, 2013.