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Social Media Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide

  • 07/20/2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webcast

Program Description

Pick Up Best Practices and Paralegal Pointers

Are you up to date with the latest social media developments? Do you know how to conduct effective social media investigations? How do your social media discovery skills stack up? Our seasoned faculty will provide you with practical how-to's and nifty tips for handling social media in and outside of litigation. Enhance your skills - register today!

  • Avoid hazards when investigating social media and handling evidence.
  • Find out how to effectively request social media.
  • Learn best practices for producing social media.
  • Discover how to assist attorneys with authentication and admissibility hurdles.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will allow attendees to better handle social media investigations, discovery, and evidentiary issues. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  • Key Laws, Rules, Case Law, Developments
  • Social Media as an Investigative Tool - What to Look for, Where to Find it (and Privacy Pitfalls)
  • Preserving Social Media and Avoiding Spoliation Traps
  • Drafting Social Media Discovery Requests and Responses
  • Production of Social Media
  • Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and More: Special Tips
  • Social Media Metadata; Authentication and Admissibility Issues

    Washington State Paralegal Association
    1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
    Ste. F104/PMB133
    Auburn, WA. 98092



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