CLE – Continuing Legal Education Program

Authenticating Social Media Evidence Is Harder Than Lawyers Think

Let’s play a game. You’re the judge. Under the following facts, is the social media evidence admissible?

After obtaining a Court Order allowing him to obtain a criminal defendant’s Facebook records, the prosecutor files a motion seeking permission to introduce into evidence the following items:

  1. Screenshots of the defendant’s Facebook account
  2. Various undated mobile and online “chat” messages
  3. A bloody hands photo posted by another individual

So, which items were admissible?

Learn more. “Authenticating Social Media Evidence Is Harder Than Lawyers Think”

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The Protz Impact

Ever since the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared in Protz v. WCAB that the Impairment Rating Evaluation provisions of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act are unconstitutional, my office has been deluged with calls asking how the decision impacts injured workers and how other lawyers should handle their existing cases. These calls have come because we regularly represent injured workers in workers’ compensation claims, because we regularly write briefs and handle appeals for other lawyers in workers’ compensation and other matters, and because we authored the Amicus Curiae (friend of the court) brief for the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ).… Learn more. “The Protz Impact”

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CLE on February 15th: “Help! They’re Changing the Rules & They Impact Everything Filed in a Pennsylvania Court!”

Havertown Attorney Dan Siegel will present his latest continuing legal education course, “Help! They’re Changing the Rules & They Impact Everything Filed in a Pennsylvania Court!” on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Delaware County Bar Association in Media, Pa. Click here for more information – http://www.delcobar.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=922395Learn more. “CLE on February 15th: “Help! They’re Changing the Rules & They Impact Everything Filed in a Pennsylvania Court!””

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Learn About Social Security Disability – Dan Siegel to Speak at Delaware County Bar on August 31st

The Social Security Administration pays disability benefits through two programs: the Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) program and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. Benefits received through these programs may be relevant to personal injury, workers’ compensation, family law and other matters.

Attorneys often overlook the importance and impact of Social Security Disability benefits on their clients’ cases.… Learn more. “Learn About Social Security Disability – Dan Siegel to Speak at Delaware County Bar on August 31st”

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Need CLE Credits? Consider Dan Siegel’s Upcoming Course on Dealing with Client Reviews

Dan Siegel teaches numerous continuing legal education courses, each with a practical “information you can use” approach.  Dan’s next course is Bad Review + Bad Response = Good Way to Have an Ethical Problem, on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 10:15 a.m.  The program is one of many CLE programs at the Bucks County Bar Association’s “August Marathon CLE Day” in Doylestown.… Learn more. “Need CLE Credits? Consider Dan Siegel’s Upcoming Course on Dealing with Client Reviews”

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Next Week – April 7th – CLE- Workers’ Compensation for Non-Workers’ Compensation Lawyers – With A Free Copy of Dan Siegel’s Book

REMINDER: On Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. I will present my program, “Workers’ Compensation for Non-Workers’ Compensation Lawyers” at the Delaware County Bar Association Headquarters in Media. All paid attendees will receive a complimentary copy of my book, Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law: The Basics: A Primer for Lawyers, Workers, Medical Professionals & Others, a $49.95 value.Learn more. “Next Week – April 7th – CLE- Workers’ Compensation for Non-Workers’ Compensation Lawyers – With A Free Copy of Dan Siegel’s Book”

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CLE- Workers’ Compensation for Non-Workers’ Compensation Lawyers – With A Free Copy of Dan Siegel’s Book

On Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. I will present my program, “Workers’ Compensation for Non-Workers’ Compensation Lawyers” at the Delaware County Bar Association Headquarters in Media. All paid attendees will receive a complimentary copy of my book, Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law: The Basics: A Primer for Lawyers, Workers, Medical Professionals & Others, a $49.95 value.Learn more. “CLE- Workers’ Compensation for Non-Workers’ Compensation Lawyers – With A Free Copy of Dan Siegel’s Book”

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Webinar – Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys

Next Tuesday, August 18th, at 12 noon, I will present a webinar, Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys, based on my ethics book of the same title.

The program will address:

  • General Legal Principles Every Lawyer Should Know
  • General Ethical Considerations Every Lawyer Should Know
  • Deciding Whether to Leave
  • What to Do During the Transition
  • What to Do After Departure
  • What You Should and Shouldn’t Say and Do
  • The Relevant Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Applicable Ethical Guidance Opinions

For more information, or to register, go to http://pbi.peachnewmedia.com/store/seminar/seminar.php?seminar=45757.… Learn more. “Webinar – Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys”

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Attorney Daniel J. Siegel To Moderate Ethics Program For Pa. Workers Comp Attorneys

Havertown-based attorney Daniel J. Siegel will speak on “The Ethics of Lawyer Advertising Today” at the annual fall meeting of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section, hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on September 11 and 12 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pa.

Attorney Siegel, author of the books, Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law: The Basics: A Primer for New Lawyers, General Practitioners & Others,  and Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys, will moderate a session about issues lawyers face staying competitive and professional in an age of social media and extensive advertising by law firms.… Learn more. “Attorney Daniel J. Siegel To Moderate Ethics Program For Pa. Workers Comp Attorneys”

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If You Use Gmail or AOL, Are Licensing Away Your Client Data?

Attorney Daniel J. Siegel, Esquire, of the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC and Integrated Technology Services, LLC, is presenting a webinar, “In the Cloud: How to Preserve Confidentiality,” on Monday, February 24, 2014 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. The program is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.… Learn more. “If You Use Gmail or AOL, Are Licensing Away Your Client Data?”

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