Welcome to the
Social Media Use for Attorneys LibGuide!
Social media has become prolific in our everyday professional and personal lives. Tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, Google +, E-Portfolio, Delicious, Cloud Computing, and a host of digital social media tools are permeating the practice of law in more ways than ever before. There are a multitude of benefits that can inure to a practicing attorney from the use of social media. Still, practicing attorneys must be circumspect in his or her use of such tools. This LibGuide will introduce you to resources that may guide you in the responsible and beneficial use of social media throughout your career. These resources will assist you in utilizing social media to:
- Learn how to effectively use social media in your practice before you graduate from law school
- Be aware of the benefits of and ethical pitfalls from advertisement of your firm or solo practice using social media
- Find resources on e-discovery and discovery of ESI (electronically stored information)