ABA Appoints Lecturer in Law Jan Jacobowitz as Special Liaison


Lecturer in Law Jan L. Jacobowitz was recently appointed as a special liaison to the ABA's Standing Committee on Professionalism by the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. She also spoke at the mid-year meeting of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) in Boca Raton on a panel titled "Dinosaur to Avatar—Social Media Ethics, Discovery, Investigation &Trial." The IADC conference materials included her recent article in Miami Law Magazine, "The Legal Perils of Social Media--Avoiding Landmines in Cyberspace." Jacobowitz is the director of the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program , which is a 2012 ABA Gambrell Award recipient. She also teaches Mindful Ethics: Professional Responsibility for Lawyers in the Digital Age.