Baum Presents on Representing Domestic Violence Survivors


On February 10th, Professor Jennifer Baum presented to a national audience at the Practicing Law Institute on Ethical Considerations When Representing Domestic Violence Survivors: The Ethics of Social Media Use. Professor Baum reviewed ethics rules and opinions from multiple jurisdictions concerning the duty of technological competence, a lawyer’s ethical obligations in the provision of remote legal services, the definition and consequences of deceptive social media use, guidance on “friend” and “follow” requests, and what constitutes unauthorized access to electronically stored data.