Legal Issues for Government Communicators—Copyright, Trademark and Records Retention Laws
February 2018 Webinar


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Managing your organization’s reputation during challenging times means you not only need to ensure you are meeting the public’s need for information – but at the same time, not breaking any laws.

Attorney Christopher Onstott from Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard, a leading Sacramento law firm that specializes in municipal law, will lead this session and help you unravel the mystery of ever changing Federal and State laws. Local City Clerk Randi Johl-Olson from Temecula will share her insights on current issues she is facing and how the City of Temecula is handling them.

During this webinar you will learn about:

  • Copyright law and trademarks
  • Photography in public places
  • Social media, records retention
  • 1st amendment matters
  • Responding to the media on legal matters (how to avoid saying “no comment”)
  • Recent technology rulings
  • How to handle the uptick in PRA requests


Christopher Onstott, Attorney at Law
Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard

Randi Johl-Olson, City Clerk
City of Temecula