On Thursday, August 18, 2022, Stacey Bechtel, Case Manager, attended the Tampa Bay Paralegal Association Continuing Legal Education Luncheon.
The topic was Electronic Discovery and Social Media.
There was an informative lecture about the which of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure apply to electronic discovery such as cell phone records and social media accounts. There was discussion of the scope to be considered in requesting this type of information in lawsuits for both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys and staff. Of particular importance, the attendees were also informed of the many ways in which clients should be educated as to what they can and cannot do with electronic information related to a lawsuit.
It was a very informative lecture. Stacey is a Florida Registered Paralegal and a member of the Florida Bar. She will receive Continuing Legal Education credit for her attendance.