Social Media Pitfalls for Municipalities: Addressing First Amendment, Document Retention, Employment Issues and More
Drafting Policies for Local Government Officials and Employees on Using Twitter, Facebook and Blogs
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide municipal counsel with guidance on developing a comprehensive social media policy. The panel will discuss legal issues particular to municipalities when creating and enforcing social media policies, review legal developments, explore future trends, and highlight potential pitfalls.
- Legal issues involving social media policies
- Considerations in developing a social media policy
- Legal developments
- Potential pitfalls
- Best practices
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the legal challenges facing local governments when developing and implementing social media policies?
- What pitfalls should practitioners advising local government consider when drafting and enforcing social media policies?
- What are the recent legal developments and evolving trends concerning social media policies for municipalities?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Alan J. Bojorquez
Bojorquez Law Firm
Mr. Bojorquez represents home-rule and general law municipalities and is a former staff attorney for the Texas... | Read More
Mr. Bojorquez represents home-rule and general law municipalities and is a former staff attorney for the Texas Municipal League. Mr. Bojorquez as the recipient of the International Municipal Lawyers Association’s President’s Award for Most Outstanding State Chairperson and is a frequent lecturer on municipal law topics.Close
Brian J. Lamoureux
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West
Mr. Lamoureux’s extensive practice areas include complex commercial litigation, employment law and social... | Read More
Mr. Lamoureux’s extensive practice areas include complex commercial litigation, employment law and social media law. In addition to being an accomplished business litigator, he has rapidly developed into a nationally-recognized voice on cutting-edge legal issues relating to social media. He is a frequent presenter, published author and broadcast commentator on the topics of social media and e-communications in the workplace.Close