Free Webinar: How to Preserve & Admit Social Media Evidence

Join SMI and Ethan Wall, social media law expert and Founder of Social Media Law & Order, for a free educational webinar. The goal of this presentation, entitled “How to Preserve & Admit Social Media Evidence,” is to help attendees better understand the best practices for preserving social media evidence for use in court.


How to Preserve & Admit Social Media Evidence

The legal community is aware of the power that social media evidence can lend their case; however, many legal professionals don’t know the best practices for preserving & admitting social media content into evidence. This webinar will provide legal professionals of all backgrounds a solid understanding of leveraging social media evidence in court.

The presenter of this webinar has applied for 1-hour* of General CLE Credit in the following jurisdictions: California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington. CLE credit may also be available in jurisdictions that accept reciprocity.

*Continuing education credit is only available to attendees of the live presentation and does not extend to any recordings of the webinar.

What Attendees Will Learn

This webinar is intended for an advanced audience and may require a basic understanding of social media as well as an advanced comprehension of discovery & evidentiary rules. Attendees will learn strategies from a social media law expert which will help you :

  1. Apply the discovery and evidentiary rules to collecting & preserving social media evidence
  2. Collect evidence through informal investigations and formal written discovery
  3. Admit social media evidence into court & overcome common objects to relevance & authenticity

About the Presenter

Webinar Presenter: Ethan Wall, ESQEthan Wall founded Social Media Law and Order to pursue his passion for educating, consulting, and training users on all areas of social media and the law after practicing social media, Internet, and intellectual property law at a prestigious law firm for seven years. Ethan quickly became widely recognized as an authority on the effect of social media on the law. He authored three books including Fire over Facebook: A Primer on Protected Social Media Activity in the Workplace and Best Practice Guide for Managing Employee Social Media Use, and the Social Media Guide for Lawyers, a legal guide on how lawyers and law firms can ethically and effectively use social media in their practice. Ethan also developed the Social Media Law and Order blog to chronicle the effect of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media on the law. High profile news organizations, including CNN, NPR, and Thomson Reuters have turned to Ethan for commentaries on social media legal issues.

Ethan has an exceptional reputation for delivering engaging presentations in the area of social media and the law. Over the last few years, Ethan delivered more than 50 seminars and workshops at national and international legal, business, and industry symposiums and has published dozens of scholarly articles on social media legal issues. He also teaches a law school course he developed titled Social Media and the Law. He has lectured at the University of Miami School of Law, Nova Southeastern University, and Florida International University School of Law.

Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Time: 1-2PM EST

Presenter: Ethan Wall, ESQ

Education Credits: CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, NY, NJ, PA, WA (Applications have been filed in these states, but may be pending approval.)

Cost: Free

Please register for the webinar even if you aren’t certain you’ll be able to attend. While you won’t be eligible to receive General CLE Credits, all registrants will receive a link to a recording of the webinar.

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