- Trial Preparation Training Seminar
A Practical Guide to Electronic Litigation for the “Non-Techy” Attorney
Electronic litigation is creeping into courtrooms across the United States. Are you prepared? Using technology to win your case is a skill that more and more litigators are not only acquiring, but mastering. In order to remain on the same playing field as your technology-savvy opponent, it’s critical to get up-to-speed on the latest e-discovery, electronic evidence and electronic courtroom presentation strategies, while learning how to avoid ethical pitfalls and sanctions at the same time. Don’t miss out on this unique and practical program that will give you the exact tools you need to litigate electronically in your local courtrooms. Register today!
- Review best practices in the digital age for both plaintiff and defense.
- Learn successful court presentation tips and view a demonstration of courtroom software.
- Give the judge exactly what he/she wants: from e-discovery to courtroom presentation.
- Find out what you need to know regarding electronic litigation and sanction law.
- Discover how to “smell” missing data and when to call in the forensic expert.
- Review what tactics the defense may have up their sleeve.
- Learn first-hand how to use electronically stored information (ESI) management software.
- Discover the latest search tools and web resources that will help win the case.
- Untangle the metadata conundrum and overcome unique discovery challenges of database architecture.
- Review recent developments in forensics and social media and take a look at the latest court rulings.
- BEST PRACTICES IN THE DIGITAL AGE
9:00 - 9:15, William C. Gleisner III
- The Need for a New Legal Education Paradigm
- The Mindset of a Good Digital Litigator
- FROM THE PLAINTIFF’S PERSPECTIVE
9:15 - 10:00, William C. Gleisner III
- E-Discovery Methodology
- The Art of the Two Tiers
- The FRCP 30(b)(6) Deposition
- Summation and Similar Software
- How to Manage Evidence in Court
- Demonstration of Trial Director
- Other Courtroom Considerations and Software
- FROM THE DEFENSE PERSPECTIVE
10:15 - 11:00, Elizabeth Haas
- The Sedona Conference
- Cost Shifting
- Predictive Coding
- FROM THE COURT’S PERSPECTIVE
11:00 - 11:30, Honorable Richard J. Sankovitz
- GIVE THE COURTS WHAT THEY WANT
11:30 - 12:15, Robert J. Kasieta
- Coordination with the Court
- Submitting Your E-Discovery Properly
- ESI Issues to Address in the Courtroom
- Common Search Mistakes
- Privilege and Privilege Logs
- Social Networking
- Cloud Computing
- Foreign Discovery
- DIGITAL ETHICS
1:15 - 2:15, Timothy D. Edwards
- COMPUTER FORENSICS
2:30 - 3:30, Matthew J. Stippich
- A Primer Course on Digital Forensics
- How to "Smell" Missing Data
- When to Call in the Forensic Expert
- The Digital Era has Changed Sanction Law
- The Lessening Importance of Metadata
- When It is Important: It is Very Important
- E-DISCOVERY PRECAUTIONS AND RISKS
3:30 - 4:15, John P. Loringer
- Common E-Discovery Mistakes
- Not Placing Defensible Legal Holds
- Not Coordinating with Opposing Counsel
- Improperly Identifying and Securing
- Not identifying ESI Sources and Repositories
- Improper Review and Coding
- Errors in Production
- Failing to Log Documents Withheld
- Choosing E-Discovery Vendors
- Tricks to Keeping the Costs Down
- PANEL DISCUSSION AND QUESTIONS
4:15 - 4:30, Timothy D. Edwards, William C. Gleisner III, Elizabeth Haas, Robert J. Kasieta, John P. Loringer, Honorable Richard J. Sankovitz and Matthew J. Stippich