Clearwater Bar AssociationProfessionalism
Symposium 2013Social Media, The Web and Pitfalls of the Modern Age Professionalism and Ethical IssuesJanuary 10, 20131:30 PM – 4:30 PM
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
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
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. &
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
Cost: FREE for Clearwater Bar members & judges.All others $100