SEMINAR AGENDA

LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR SERIES:

Course XIII

Social Media Evidence Issues: Admissibility, Foundational Concerns & Expert Testimony; Social Media Pitfalls for Lawyers & Staff;
Additional Metadata & Social Media Case Law Update; How to Lose Your Case: Avoid Drafting Metadata Related Discovery Requests;
How to Lose Your Case: Avoid Drafting Smartphone Discovery Requests; More Social Media & Metadata Ethics Issues;

Seminar Sponsor:
Technology 4 Attorneys, LLC

Approvals:

*Approved for 5.0 Hrs CLE credit by MCLE Board of Illinois & ISCCP (including 1.0 Hr Professional Responsibility)
*Approved for 6.0 Hrs CLE credit by Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners (including 1.0 Hr Ethics)
*Approved for 6.0 Hrs CLE credit by West Virginia State Bar (including 2.1 Hrs Office Mgmt / Ethics)

FACULTY

Kenneth O. Kreis, J.D., a former Assistant Attorney General, State of Illinois, and a former Assistant District Attorney, 47th Judicial District, State of Texas, has engaged in the private practice of law in Idaho for more than 30 years, and has been General Manager of Technology 4 Attorneys, LLC, for the past 10 years.  In addition, he has undertaken specific training and research into web page design issues, html coding, computer hardware, and software issues. He has lectured at over 300 approved CLE seminars in 15 different states during that time period on law related technology topics. Some of these programs have been co-sponsored by three state bar associations and two regional law schools on multiple occasions during the prior 10 years. He teaches this program in an understandable and non technical manner limiting the use of tech terminology as appropriate.

AGENDA TIMELINE: 5.0 CLE CREDIT HOURS (1.0 Hour of Ethics) (based upon 60 minute hours)

8:30 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Section I: Social Media Evidence Issues: Admissibility, Foundational Concerns, & Expert Testimony

A. Issues regarding the admissibility of social media evidence
B. Laying the foundation for the introduction of social media evidence
C. Expert testimony & social media evidence

9:45 am - 10:30 am
Section II: Social Media Pitfalls for Lawyers & Staff

A. Lawyer advertising and other use of social media
B. Counseling clients on using Facebook & Twitter

10:30 am - 10:45 am MORNING BREAK

10:45 am - 11:45 am
Section III: Additional Metadata & Social Media Case Law Update

A. Numerous recent cases involving the impact of metadata & social media issues in actual practice

11:45 pm - 1:00 pm LUNCH BREAK

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Section IV: How to Lose Your Case: Avoid Drafting Metadata Related Discovery Requests

A. Ignoring metadata discovery: what your missing
B. Searching for metadata information: some places to look
C. Some questions to ask in metadata discovery requests

1:45 am - 2:30 pm
Section V: How to Lose Your Case: Avoid Drafting Smartphone Discovery Requests

A. Ignoring smartphone discovery: what your missing
B. Searching for smartphone information: some places to look
C. Some questions to ask in smartphone discovery requests

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm AFTERNOON BREAK

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Section VI: More Social Media & Metadata Ethics Issues

A. Considering some ethical decisions regarding the use and abuse of social media
B. Considering some ethical decisions regarding the use and abuse of metadata