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Date/Time: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, 1:00-2:00 p.m. 

Julie Tappendorf, author of the book “Social Media & Local Governments: Navigating the New Public Square,” will discuss how to identify and navigate the legal issues that arise in government use of social media, including the First Amendment, copyright laws, and employee use of social media. She will also provide tips for creating a social media policy.

About the Speaker(s):

Julie Tappendorf, Ancel Glink
Julie Tappendorf is an equity partner with Ancel Glink, P.C. in Chicago, practicing in the area of local government law. Julie has published a number of books and articles, including co-authoring the book Social Media and Local Governments: Navigating the New Public Square (ABA Press 2013).  Julie is a frequent speaker at local and national conferences on a variety of topics, including social media law and ethics. She also trains government officials and employees on social media use, and has prepared and reviewed numerous social media policies. Julie is the author and moderator of the blog Municipal Minute, where she writes about social media and local government topics. Prior to her law career, Julie served in the U.S. Army, Military Intelligence Branch, as a Korean cryptologic-linguist.