Course DescriptionDefamation lawsuits have grown in recent years with the rise in internet review sites and other websites allowing online commentary. This program provides a thorough examination how defamation attorneys can defend their clients against online defamation. This program will help attorneys understand how free speech online applies to individuals in defamation cases and will teach pitfalls to avoid in bringing a lawsuit (if that’s the route taken). By looking at cases to help illustrate potentially positive or negative results, it instructs attorneys how approach their cases and equips them with knowledge to protect their clients' online reputation.
Meet the Lecturer(s)
Paul M. Sternberg is in private practice at his own Houston, Texas law firm since 2001. He concentrates his practice in the areas of internet defamation law and business law. Mr. Sternberg is a graduate from the A.B.Freeman School of Business at Tulane University in 1987, and a 1996 graduate from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas where he was on the Dean’s Honor Roll. Mr. Sternberg, a seasoned entrepreneur, is the author of THE GUIDE TO INTERNET DEFAMATION AND WEBSITE REMOVAL and THE GUIDE TO INVESTING IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE. He has 10 years of experience on representing clients who have been the victims of defamatory cyber-attacks. Mr. Sternberg has developed a reliable blueprint in securing positive solutions in most cases. He has shared his professional knowledge with FOX NEWS and many other media outlets to discuss internet defamation. He is a frequent speaker to attorneys and community groups. He may be reached at www.TheDefamationAttorney.com or his office at 713-789-8120.