Manage Your Online Presence

A guide for law students to manage online presence while preparing for a professional career

Books in the Library

Suggested Readings

Susan Adams, 6 Steps for Managing Your Online Reputation, Forbes (Mar. 14, 2013)

William Arruda & Kristen Dixson, Build Your Brand in Bits and Bytes,,

David Brooks, Should Graduate Students Create E-Portfolios?, The Chronicle of Higher Education (Nov. 22, 2011),

Sandra P. Buteau, Selected Articles Related to Social Networking, NALP,

Simon Chester & Daniel del Gobbo, Social Media Networking for Lawyers:  A Practical Guide to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Blogging,  38 Law Practice Magazine,

Tracy Evans & Gwen Ferrel, Managing Your Digital Dirt, NALP,

Marina Sarmiento Feehan, LinkedIn:  Facebook for Lawyers, NALP,

Valerie Forrestal,  Social Networking for Success:  Branding Yourself Online, S.C. Williams Library Resource Guides,

Alexis Grant,  How Job Seekers Can Build Their Online Brand, US News and World Report,  (Jan. 18, 2011),

Ellen Jones, Facebook for Law Students:  Making Friends (But Protecting Your Professional Reputation), NALP,

Robin Kear, Digital Dossier:  Manage Your Online Presence and Use Web Tools Effectively,,

Terry Kind, et al. Social media policies at US medical schools, 15 Medical Education Online 5324 (2010), DOI:  10.3402/meo.v1510.5324

Ellyssa Kroski,  How to Create & Manage Your Online Presence,  PowerPoint presentation,

Microsoft Corp., Take Charge of Your Online Reputation, Microsoft Safety & Security Center,

Dan Schawbel, 5 Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 Years, Forbes (Feb. 21, 2011)

Rachel Emma Silverman, No More Resumes, Say Some Firms, Wall Street Journal (Jan. 24, 2012),

Piyali Syam, Online Reputation Management for Lawyers, @WashULaw Blog (Nov. 13, 2013),

Dianne M. Timm & Carolyn J. Duven, Privacy and Social Networking Sites, 124 New Directions for Student Services 89 (2006), DOI: 10.1002/ss.297