by PeterK

Florida Reconsiders Ethics Opinion 87-11 Regarding Electronic Signatures

January 28, 2014 in Electronic Files, Florida by PeterK

The Professional Ethics Committee voted on January 24, 2014, to reconsider Florida Ethics Opinion 87-11 to address changes to Rule of Judicial Administration 2.515 regarding electronic signatures. 

Debt Collection Agency Can’t Use Facebook to Contact Debtor, Florida Court Rules

March 11, 2011 in Florida, Internet Use, Privacy, Social Networking by David Hricik

The story about what it portrays as a growing use of social media by debt collectors is here.

Florida Bar asks for Input on How to Dispose of Data

June 11, 2010 in e-Discovery, Florida by David Hricik

The story is here.

by PeterK

Judges may not add lawyers as Facebook friends

December 21, 2009 in Florida, Social Networking, Websites by PeterK

The Florida Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee indicates that judges may not add lawyers who may appear before the judge as “friends” on a social networking site or permit such lawyers
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Florida Bar’s Proposal on Lawyer Websites Rejected

May 30, 2009 in Advertising, Florida by PeterK

The Florida Supreme Court rejected the state bar’s proposed rule amendments on lawyer web site advertising. See In re Amendments to the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar – Rule 4-7.6,
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Florida Bar may permit client testimonials on websites

February 26, 2007 in Advertising, Confidentiality, Electronic Files, Florida, Websites by PeterK

The Florida Bar board of governors has tentatively approved a proposed rule on law firm Web sites that would let lawyers publish client testimonials and claims about their past successes.
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