Washington, DC, January 13, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- In the Internet Age, lawyers and firms are subject to unprecedented public scrutiny. Popular websites like Above the Law provides gossip and behind the scenes news from large law firms, while Avvo allows clients to post their opinions about their attorneys. You’ll hear how the web can affect lawyers’ reputations, for better or for worse, identify ways to respond to threats to reputation and use the Internet to your advantage and learn about relevant legal concepts like First Amendment, libel and privacy law that relate to your ability to protect your reputation. They’ll have a panel of nationally recognized speakers as well as law firm marketing experts who will offer practical tips on guarding and promoting your reputation on line.
Teleconferencing is available for this program, please be sure to provide your email address below in order to receive call-in information.
Speakers: David Lat, Editor in Chief, AboveTheLaw.com
Mark Britton, CEO, President, Co-founder, Avvo.com
Andrew Mirsky, Mirsky & Company Law Offices
Jonathan Frieden, Principal, Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C.
Moderator: Carolyn Elefant, Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant, www.myshingle.com
Date /Time: Thursday, January 24, 2008 /12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Please bring your lunch.)
Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street NW (Metro Center)
Cost: $20.00 Section Members and Subscribers; $20 Government and Nonprofit Employees; $10 Students; $25.00 Non-Section Members
Go to the Events Section of D.C. Bar website at dcbar.org to sign up for this exciting event. Even if you are not a member of the DC Bar, sign up for teleconference option to hear national speakers.