A New Age: How Social Media Impacts Ethical Conduct
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9/19/2017
When: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 PM CT
Where: Scott Conference Center
6450 Pine St
Omaha, Nebraska 
United States


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MCLE Accreditation
*Nebraska MCLE #144605. Iowa MCLE #268054. 2 CLE ethics hours. (Regular/Live credit)
*Nebraska MCLE #144603. Iowa MCLE #268053. 2 CLE ethics hours. (Distance learning credit)
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Registration Fees
$130 - Regular Registration
FREE - I paid 2017 NSBA dues and would like to claim my 2 free ethics credits
$100 - NSBA dues-paying member (I have already claimed my 2 free ethics credits)
Free - Law Students

NSBA Dues Paying Members:  If you have not already claimed your 2 hours of FREE Ethics for 2017, please enter the Promo Code ethics2017 when checking out in store.  Be sure to click the "Apply" button to ensure the discount is applied.  If you are unsure if you paid dues to the NSBA, please contact the NSBA offices at (402) 475-7091.


This program will discuss ethical issues arising from use of social media, including attempting to remove negative information and counseling your clients about posting on social media.  The program will also discuss practical and ethical issues arising from posts by attorneys on social media.  More specifically, the seminar will include discussion of recent developments, including legal and ethical opinions, on the
following topics:

  1. Removing negative posts about clients;
  2. Advising your clients before they post without thinking;
  3. Suggestions for attorneys who have negative comments posted about them; and
  4. Suggestions about what attorneys can post without violating ethical rules.

Diana Vogt, of Sherrets Bruno & Vogt in Omaha, has 25 years of civil litigation experience with an emphasis on federal court practice. Ms. Vogt has experience litigating disputes involving complex insurance and business disputes, real estate sales, broker commissions, and failure to disclose defects in commercial property. Ms. Vogt has also worked on cases involving construction defects, architect, engineer, and legal malpractice, and medical products liability. She has represented interest holders in business entity disputes, litigated insurance and reinsurance disputes and drafted insurance policies. Ms. Vogt also has experience litigating employment law, discrimination, and civil rights on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants.