Book and Breakfast — Muffins, Tea & IT: Best Use of Social Media by Lawyers Tues., March 25, 2014, 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Armenian American Bar Association, hosted by Ossian Law
$10, Complimentary for AABA 2014 paid membership; more information is available here
Data Security Laws: A Practical Approach Tues., April 22, 2014, 8:00-9:30 a.m.
In the wake of the Target and Neiman Marcus breaches, new data security laws are being introduced at both the federal and state levels. Beyond Graham Leach Bliley Act, HIPAA and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, that each address specific types of data, there are conflicting state data protection and breach notification laws. Compliance can be challenging. Kathy Ossian will navigate through existing laws, analyze pending legislation and offer suggestions on a practical approach towards addressing compliance. Complimentary to Ossian Law clients; $25.00 for all others. Continental breakfast is included. Space is limited. Register here
“Twibel” and Other Forms of Online Defamation: Thurs., May 15th, 8:00-9:30 a.m.
The first case of Twitter libel (“Twibel”) went to trial in 2014. Online defamation appears to be more prevalent than ever. Kathy Ossian will discuss the elements of libel and details of specific claims and results. Learn steps to avoid being the victim (or perpetrator) of online defamation. Complimentary to Ossian Law clients; $25.00 for all others. Continental breakfast is included. Space is limited. Register here
J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Michigan State University College of Law
B.A., Economics, Michigan State University
Miller Canfield, Senior Principal/Information Technology & Cyberlaw Section Chair, 1986-2013
University of Phoenix, Advanced Certified Faculty Member, 2001-present
Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Robert E. DeMascio, 1984-1986