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Adam Kaduce, a 2012 graduate of Drake University Law School, says that when social media came up in his studies there, it tended to be accompanied by a warning rather than encouragement to take the plunge.
But law firms have good reason to use caution when using social media for attorney-client interactions, which clients consider more personal than their relationship with, say, their local grocer, he says.
"It's not like buying a Pepsi or a Coke, where you just grab one," Kaduce says. "It's really something where you need to trust your attorney."
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