Alerts: Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Can Lawyers Advise Clients to Delete Social Media Content?
Increasingly, lawyers are faced with questions about whether they should advise clients about the use of social media. While news reports and ethics opinions have focused primarily on lawyers' social media use, the issue of client counseling has received less attention. Now, a new ethics Opinion by the New York County Lawyers Association concludes that lawyers may ethically counsel clients about their use of social media, including, in some circumstances, advising them to "take down" social media content. Read more.
July 29, 2013