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Friday 5: Social Media Ethics

How can law firms use social media to expand their client base, and what RPCs might impact different social media marketing strategies? At the March 28 WSBA Legal Lunchbox CLE, “Social Media Marketing Strategies for Attorneys,” CLE faculty Jeanne Marie Clavere, WSBA’s professional responsibility counsel, Greg McLawsen of Sound Immigration, and Sumeer Singla of Impact […]

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Washington Supreme Court Adopts the ABA RPC 20/20 Amendments

New rules amending many of the Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC) become effective Sept. 1, 2016. On June 2, 2016, the Washington Supreme Court entered the order adopting the new rules. See Order No. 25700-A-1146. In 2013, the Supreme Court asked the WSBA to evaluate recent amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct […]

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Social Media Coupons for Lawyers: Are they Ethical?

Want to try Groupon to get new clients? Learn what factors you should consider to steer clear of ethical pitfalls. There are ethical concerns in the use of social media coupons, and whether their use by lawyers seeking new clients is in compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct depends on a number of factors. Washington […]

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Get Your Head into the Cloud

Everyone is talking about the cloud. While we Northwest lawyers are no strangers to clouds, you might be confused about what cloud computing is, exactly. Cloud computing, including SaaS (Software as a Service) and STaaS (Storage as a Service), is the delivery of computing resources over the Internet. If you’ve ever used Flickr, Google Docs, […]

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Don’t Fall for Email Check Scams

Keeping your practice safe from Internet check scams is getting harder and harder these days, as scammers get increasingly sophisticated. Lately there has been a rash of email check scams targeted to attorneys’ inboxes. Have you seen one of these scams in action?

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