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August 12, 2009

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Public Housing Escapee

The biggest problem with the acceptance of social networking technology as a mainstay of the practice of law is personal safety. For those of us who started as prosecutors (and have a long list of angry eventual-parolees who would wish us harm), social networking technology gives the convict an address from which to start looking for the "son-of-a-[gun] that got [them] locked up" by going to the firm and stalking the former prosecutor. It gives them information about the type of practice in which their nemesis is engaged so that they'll know the right words to say to the person on the phone to confirm that the person they're looking for is still employed there. And, armed with that information it makes it possible for the convict to show up at the firm and endanger everyone there. As a former prosecutor, I am growing increasingly frustrated with those who insist that "resistance is futile" and that everyone who isn't developing a personal online marketing campaign is a Luddite. Please think beyond the world of Big Law.

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