Social Media Today: The State of the Art for Preservation, Discovery, and Use at Trial (Online Seminar)

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 0.0
Price: $135 (Includes a downloadable audio version.)
Viewable Through: 2/28/2017


A pre-recorded streaming VIDEO replay of the March 2015 webcast, Social Media Today: The State of the Art for Preservation, Discovery, and Use at Trial.

Topics covered include:

  • Pitfalls and best practices regarding social media during client intake
  • How to properly preserve social media accounts for use in litigation
  • Tactics for discovering opposing parties’ and witnesses’ social media accounts
  • The current state of the law pertaining to compelled discovery of opposing parties’ and nonparties’ social media accounts
  • Jury research utilizing social media
  • The use of social media as evidence at trial, including authentication issues, best practices for display to the jury, and impeachment tactics

This program is intended to be the practitioner’s “How-To” manual for the current state-of-the-art for social media in litigation. The presenters will discuss the implications of social media from the initial meeting with the client all the way through the trial, including the following topics:


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Les Bowers, Gentry Locke / Roanoke
Les Bowers is a trial lawyer with a diverse litigation practice before federal courts, state courts, and arbitration tribunals. His experience includes medical malpractice, personal injury, products liability matters, complex commercial litigation, and white collar criminal defense. He is admitted to practice law in Virginia and North Carolina.

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