Social Media and Litigation
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 (9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.)
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Justin SafayeniStockwoods LLP
Social media has become intimately embroidered with litigation as a key evidentiary consideration. Learn about entering social media records into evidence and how to advise your own clients with respect to proper use. Is it ethical to conduct social media searches on your clients, opposing counsel, or witnesses? Have you considered the challenges of tendering evidence that may ultimately require testimony from a service provider? Should the identity of the account holder be made public in certain cases?
- Learn how to compel production from the opposing party
- Hear from judges about the reception of social media evidence
- Find out how to educate your client on their own social media exposure in court
- Discover how proper social media searches can assist you in your practice
- The Honourable Graeme Mew, Superior Court of Justice
- The Honourable Fred Myers, Superior Court of Justice
- Julia Lefebvre, Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP
- Edward Marrocco, Stockwoods LLP
- Mariam Moktar, Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
- Simon Bieber, Adair Goldblatt Bieber LLP
- Phil Brown, Counsel, Practice Management, Professional Development and Competence, Law Society of Ontario
- Chantelle Spagnola, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
- Jean-Claude Killey, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP