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September 2013

Lawyer Agrees to Five-Year Law License Suspension in Facebook Deletion Case

Social Media eDiscovery Cannot be Overlooked An attorney, believing that photographs on his client’s Facebook page could be damaging to a pending wrongful death verdict, advises his client to delete the photos.  The outcome?  $542,000 in sanctions and a five-year law license suspension. “We believe that running a social media search of clients, opponents, and witnesses is now part of the minimum level of due diligence expected of a competent litigator…..In …Read More