Monday, April 12, 2010

Free Lecture on Social Media and the Legal Profession

COMMUNITY: Sacramento Social Media Club & Friends
LOCATION: THE URBAN HIVE, 1931 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
EVENT: Tuesday, April 20, 2010, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Hosted by The Urban Hive in Midtown Sacramento. From studying law in the classroom to class action lawsuits, utilizing social media has become commonplace for students and attorney’s alike. Privacy, social sharing at the speed of fiber optics and server farms in the "cloud" are changing the legal landscape. Be a part of the conversation that is shaping what we can and can't do online.

• 6:30-7:00: Registration and socializing
• 7:00-8:15: Web of Justice: Social Media & Law
• 8:15-8:30: Wrap-up

Topics to Be Covered:
• How the legal profession is using social media
• How to use social media for legal and business research
• How law school students are using social media
• Social media and liability--a lawyer's perspective

• Jonathan G. Stein, Personal Injury & Insurance Attorney
• Kate Fitz, JD, MLIS, Public Services Librarian, Sacramento County Public Law

• Sharon Lovell, Law Student, Lincoln Law School of Sacramento

There is no cost to participate. Light appetizers and drinks will be provided.

Social Media Club brings together journalists, publishers, communications professionals, artists, amateur media creators, citizen journalists, teachers, students, tool makers, and other interested collaborators. The Sacramento chapter was founded in March of 2009 by local users of social media.

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