Litigation in the Age of Social Media: Mining Publicly-Available Information to Enhance Discovery

  • March 30, 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Nilan Johnson Lewis, 120 So. 6th St., Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55402


Learn how to leverage the most popular and more discrete social media and other web-based resources to enhance the discovery process. You will learn tips and tricks for utilizing publicly-available materials to perform civil and criminal background checks in various jurisdictions, how to locate evidence to support or rebut claims and defenses, identify key witnesses and much more.

SPEAKER:  Karen Lindstrom, MnCP, Nilan Johnson Lewis, P.A.

Karen Lindstrom has been a Litigation Paralegal at Nilan Johnson Lewis since 2011. She has experience in mass tort and product liability defense, and currently works primarily in labor and employment. Karen plays a key role in performing investigative research for both internal and external clients. Prior to entering the Paralegal profession, Karen worked in academic program administration and was the Assistant Director of the Paralegal Certificate Program at Hamline University.  She has held recent Board positions in the MPA and served as the Citations Editor in 2016. Karen is currently a co-leader in the Paralegal Professional Development Committee at Nilan Johnson Lewis and serves on the Hamline University Paralegal Certificate Program Advisory Board.


1 CLE Credit has been applied for.

Please let us know if you need a certificate when you RSVP.


Please RSVP to DeAnne Brooks at no later than Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 

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