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Ediscovery Best Practices and Industry Trends

Ediscovery Education Matters Webinar Series

All you need to succeed.

Our webinars will help you understand the ediscovery process at a deeper level and give you confidence knowing your process is consistent, efficient, and defensible.

Register to attend our live webinars at a time that works for you or access others on-demand.

Everything Ediscovery: Toolkit & Refresher

There is still uncertainty in the legal industry when it comes to the best way to handle certain aspects of ediscovery. Updates to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct now require attorneys to better understand the benefits and risks of using technology in legal practice.

This free ediscovery webinar is designed to help legal professionals like yourself expand their knowledge and confidence when handling ediscovery requests.

The session is offered every Monday from 11:00 a.m. to Noon, EST.

After attending the webinar, you will:

  • Be informed on how recent changes in the federal rules apply to your ediscovery process
  • Understand critical stages in the ediscovery workflow: planning ediscovery requests, legal hold, data collection, data processing, document review, and data production
  • Receive ediscovery checklists for all phases of the workflow to help ensure defensibility

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New Year, New You: Master the Meet and Confer

What are your rights and obligations when negotiating ediscovery terms in the meet and confer? View this webinar and hear expert panelists walk through the phases of the EDRM and show you ways to utilize the meet and confer to meet the objectives of the EDRM, specifically focusing on identification, preservation, collection, processing, and production.

This webinar will cover:

  • How to plan and execute an effective meet and confer for your client
  • Common items you should address during the meet and confer
  • Procedures such as how to access data, inadvertent production of privileged documents, and time frames

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Predictive Coding Primer: Key Things for Attorneys and Litigation Support to Know Before Taking the Plunge

Join this complimentary webinar from ACEDS and Thomson Reuters where ediscovery experts will provide a primer on predictive coding. Thought leaders will then host an insightful discussion on the future of predictive coding and how you can benefit from it.

This webinar will cover:

  • How predictive coding works
  • When predictive coding will assist you in your review
  • The pros and cons of utilizing predictive coding
  • Judicial viewpoints highlighted in recent case rulings
  • Techniques to help ensure predictive coding results are defensible

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Changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence: What you need to know

This webinar features an insightful discussion between Doug Gibson, Director of Information at Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, and Kelly Griffith, Senior Legal Editor at Thomson Reuters, on the significance of the new amendments and the expected impact they could have on how you collect electronically stored
information (ESI).

This webinar will cover:

  • Key changes to FRE 902(13) and (14)
  • How to collect ESI properly in light of the FRE changes
  • 4 main ways to authenticate electronic evidence

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Making the Transition from Paralegal to Litigation Support

During the Making the Transition from Paralegal to Litigation Support  webinar ediscovery experts from Thomson Reuters will discuss how developing skills in ediscovery and other technology can increase your value to your organization and make you a marketable litigation support candidate.

This webinar will cover:

  • Skills you need to develop to become a litigation support professional
  • Challenges litigation support professionals need to be prepared to handle
  • How expectations for litigation support differ from those for paralegals
  • Resources available to help you make the transition

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Practical Guidance on the FRCP Amendments

The Practical Guidance on the FRCP Amendments webinar provides legal professionals with a better understanding of specific ediscovery legal requirements and the consequences of not preserving ESI.

This webinar will cover:

  • How recent changes in the Federal Rules apply to your ediscovery process
  • Why you need to include a 502 agreement
  • The evolving emphasis on proportionality in ediscovery
  • The problem with boilerplate objections
  • Resources for staying up-to-date on legal requirements and avoiding sanctions

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Help! I’m a Lawyer not an Ediscovery Professional

The ediscovery process is becoming increasingly complex with the voluminous amounts of litigation data. For many in the legal industry, there is hesitation about handling certain aspects of ediscovery, which includes a mix of law, sophisticated technology and project management skills. Do you find yourself searching ediscovery terms and concepts on Google? Are looking to better understand ediscovery key terminology, workflow and best practices?

The webinar will cover:

  • Specific ediscovery legal requirements, key terminology and concepts
  • Best practices in the legal industry for ediscovery process and workflow
  • Reliable resources available to you for additional education

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Social Media Best Practices for Ediscovery

Are you using best practices for the collection and review of social media data? How do ediscovery rules apply to social media?

When the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended to include Electronically Stored Information (ESI), coinciding ediscovery rules were implemented, greatly impacting the ediscovery process throughout the whole EDRM model in litigious organizations.

Access the on-demand webinar, Social Media: Don't Let it Get the Best of You, to learn about best practices and hear what other legal practitioners are doing.

The webinar will cover:

  • Ediscovery collection steps for social media to ensure data is collected and produced correctly during pretrial discovery
  • Relevant and timely caselaw surrounding social media
  • How the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure impact social media in the legal discovery process

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