Join Meissner Tierney Attorney Randy Brotherhood for the State Bar of Wisconsin’s seminar on social media law. Randy will serve as Program Chair and as a presenter for this seminar. His topic will explore developing legal concepts in connection with business use of social media and the relevance of these developing legal concepts to businesses and how they use social media. The seminar will be held on Friday, October 9th at 8:00 a.m. at the State Bar Center in Madison and will also be transmitted live via webcast to numerous cities around the State (

Program Overview:

#SocialMedia #YesItMatters
Whether it was a tweet, snap, post, share, vine, follow, like, pin, check-in, or favorite,
at some point, social media entered your world, and it is there to stay. So why should
this matter to you as a lawyer?

Social media has distinct advantages that can be a great asset to your business
clients and your firm, if you know how to use them. Its affordability, ease of use,
and wide reach can connect a business with potential customers, and also connect
employers with potential employees. This powerful business connection also carries
a risk of misuse without proper protocols and policies in place. Can you advise
your clients to avoid potential pitfalls while helping them utilize this medium’s full

#GrowYourPractice #LikeAPro
Learn the ins and outs of social media and its intersection with marketing, brand
advocacy, employee privacy, and more at What Every Business Lawyer Needs to Know
in Advising Clients About Social Media Law. Dive into the legal and ethical implications
you’ll face when advising a business about social media, managing your firm’s social
media accounts, and managing your own accounts.

Join Randy and fellow presenting attorneys Dean R. Dietrich, Ruder Ware, Melinda S. Giftos, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek and Mark J. Goldstein, Goldstein Law Group to earn 4.0 CLE credits including 1.0 Ethics and Professional Responsibility credit all while exploring:
Employer liability and developing social media policies for employee use
Brand protection and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Best practices and proper conduct for lawyers using social media
Marketing and solicitation ethics rules

For more information on the State Bar of Wisconsin’s What Every Business Lawyer Needs to Know in Advising Clients About Social Media Law seminar please click here or feel free to download the PDF.