Tag: eDiscovery

eDiscovery Fundamentals CLE

Despite the increased importance of eDiscovery in today’s legal world many attorneys still don’t even know the basics… what’s ESI??? How do you respond to a litigation hold? What are native files? What is ESI?? If you’re a trial attorney and you don’t know what ESI is… then you need to take this CLE course! In today’s electronic world, being prepared to…

New CLE Course on Avoiding and Obtaining Discovery Sanctions When Dealing with ESI

You’re involved in international litigation representing a local company that sold high tech electronic equipment to an English firm. As soon as discovery starts, the English company claims that four key employees no longer work at the company and they can’t locate their smartphones, laptops and other company devices. With the help of your expert, you eventually realize that all four people…

CLE Course on the Importance of Mobile Phone Forensics in Litigation

For many of us, the only time we’re not using your smartphone is when we are taking a shower – and I have to admit to checking my fantasy football scores in the shower. If you are like me, your smartphone is a text messaging device and a phone… and it’s also an Internet browser, a GPS device and the easiest way…

New CLE Course on Ethics & ESI

Whether you’re in private, government, or corporate practice, you’re likely to deal with ESI (Electronically Stored Information) for a variety of transactional, litigation and business purposes. And as new technologies are developed and then become integrated into society and the practice of law, an attorney’s obligations under the ethical duty of competence continues to evolve. At a very minimum, attorney competence generally…

Reducing E-Discovery Costs and Risks Through Litigation Readiness

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) require that companies must be prepared to discuss the location and accessibility of potentially relevant electronically stored information (ESI) shortly after the litigation begins.  The federal (and many state) discovery rules and recent case law require the quick and effective imposition of a litigation hold on critical ESI before the lawsuit even begins.[1]  This presents…

I Think I Just Received eDiscovery: What Now?

Do you know what ESI is? What are native files? How do you respond to a litigation hold? So you just received eDiscovery – what do you do know?  Do you know the proper steps to take? Unfortunately, despite the importance of eDiscovery in litigation today many attorneys still don’t even know the basics.  In today’s electronic world, being prepared to properly respond…