Lecturer in Law Jan Jacobowitz Gives Opening Plenary Speech at FL Bar’s Construction Law Institute


Lecturer in Law Jan L. Jacobowitz, director of the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP) was the opening plenary speaker at the Florida Bar's 8th Annual Construction Law Institute in Orlando, Florida. Over 200 lawyers from around the state of Florida attended her presentation, “The Ethical Issues in the Use of Social Media in Litigation.” She is a former board member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) and currently serves on APRL's Task Force on Attorney Advertising and as APRL's liaison to the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism. Jacobowitz has presented over one hundred PREP CLE ethics seminars and has written and been a featured speaker or panelist on topics such as Legal Ethics in Social Media, Attorney Advertising, Mindful Ethics, and Cultural Awareness in the Practice of Law. In addition to PREP, she teaches Mindful Ethics: Professional Responsibility for Lawyers in the Digital Age and Social Medial and the Law.