What is social networking? Why should lawyers care about social networking? Lawyer survey results about social networking use. How to use social networking sites effectively for: investigative research, discovery, and trial preparation, background checks, locating missing people, evidentiary issues and a closer look at MySpace.
Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch, principals of Internet For Lawyers (IFL), are nationally acclaimed speakers and ABA authors who focus on Internet research and social networking for lawyers. They co-authored three books (The Lawyer’s Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet, The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet, and Find Info Like a Pro). Carole and Mark present seminars throughout the U.S. (including 7 years in a row in Alaska). Carole practiced law in California, taught legal research and writing at PepperdineLawSchool, and was a law librarian in Chicago and Los Angeles. In addition to speaking and writing, Mark is the developer and manager of IFL’s Web site and more recently, IFL’s Facebook Fan page. He also tweets about legal technology and Internet research.