Lunch & Learn: Social Media and its Impact on Family Law

Join us for our 1 hour Lunch & Learn presentation to hear how social media has made an impact on family law. In an era where social media has become more prevalent than anyone could have imagined, join attorneys Tifanne Wolter and Carlo Faccini for a look at how social media can influence your practice. The presentation will take a look at topics such as the admissibility and authentication of social media posts, how to find social media posts that are relevant to your cases, strategies to consider when speaking with clients about social media, and of course ethical considerations

Attendees will learn:

1. How to effectively enter social media posts into evidence
2. The life of social media posts on different platforms
3. How to provide clients with advice as to best practices when it comes to posting on social media and considerations that the clients should be making before positing
4. Awareness regarding the ethical considerations that go hand in hand with social media, including discussions of attorneys researching social media activity of clients and/or opposing parties.

The Lunch & Learn will take place August 23 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM at the Hennepin County Family Justice Center in Room 172.

Please allow sufficient time for parking and making your way through security at the courthouse.

Prepay online or pay at the door with check or credit card. If paying with cash, please have exact change! We are not able to make change at the event.


Carlo Faccini, family law attorney, SeilerSchindel

Carlo Faccini Carlo Faccini is a family law attorney with the St. Louis Park firm of SeilerSchindel. A graduate of Creighton University School of Law, Carlo has taken the Jesuit philosophy of cura personalis – Latin for care of the whole person – and applied it to his practice. He has presented on the topic of social media in the context of custody disputes at the AFCC’s 13th Annual Symposium on Child Custody. He currently serves as the co-chair for the Legislative and Public Policy Committee of the Minnesota Chapter of the AFCC.

Tifanne Wolter, family law attorney, Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd

Tifanne Wolter is an attorney in the family law department at Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. in Maple Grove. She is a frequent CLE presenter and wrote the article “No, You Can’t Call him an @?%#! On Facebook” for the March, 2019 Minnesota Bench and Bar Magazine. Tifanne currently serves as the chairperson of the Minnesota State Bar Association Family Law Section.

An application for CLE credit for this session has been submitted.