Stites & Harbison Says Attys Hijacked Social Media Accounts

Law360, Los Angeles (January 22, 2015, 6:50 PM EST) -- Kentucky law firm Stites & Harbison PLLC on Thursday filed a suit in Kentucky federal court accusing three former attorneys of hijacking social media accounts related to the firm’s trademark blog and that they plotted to create a competing firm while they were still employed.

Stites claims that former employees James “Randy” Michels, William Charles Ferrell and Kevin Hartley misappropriated five social media accounts belonging to the firm by changing the passwords. The accounts at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Google Plus were used to promote...
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Case Information

Case Title

Stites & Harbison, PLLC v. Michels et al

Case Number



Kentucky Western

Nature of Suit



David J. Hale

Date Filed

January 21, 2015

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