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Mastering Privilege Protection in Document Intensive Cases

Preventing the inadvertent disclosure of privileged information in litigation is increasingly challenging. Technological advancements have ushered in varying mediums of information storage and exchange, that thoroughly document privileged communications. This requires additional review resources to protect confidentiality and privilege. The consequence for litigation professionals is more privileged documents and data, residing in increasingly disparate formats and locations, with an increased risk of inadvertent disclosure. Fortunately, innovation in e-Discovery technology combined with process and workflow improvements can help you meet the challenge of protecting privilege.

Agenda

  • Causes of Inadvertent Privilege
  • Release and Waiver
  • Optimized Workflow & Automatic Logging
  • Email Threading Headaches and Solutions
  • NearDupe Analysis to Catch all Versions
  • Categorical Logging to the Rescue
  • Tips and Best Practices

About the Speaker

Gene Albert is the CEO of Lexbe, and a frequent speaker and writer on litigation technology, document management, and eDiscovery topics. He has his JD from Southern Methodist University and his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Best Search Practices to Accelerate eDiscovery in 2018

As the size of document collections continue to explode, finding the evidence needle in the electronically stored information (ESI) haystack is more challenging than ever. Understanding the latest tools, indexing techniques, and features associated with eDiscovery search will allow you to conduct a highly effective review while still delivering your production on time. The webinar discusses best practices in advanced search methodology with a focus on practically applying these tools to ensure your data is fully indexed, completely searchable and enables you to quickly and accurately access the evidence you need.

Key Points

  • Pros and Cons of Keyword Search
  • Understanding How eDiscovery Search Indexes Work
  • Multi-Index Approach to Prevent Missing Critical Case Data
  • Constructing Quality Search Queries
  • Search Expanders and Search Limiters
  • Testing Keyword Search Results
  • Practice Tips

About the Speaker

Erin Derby, Certified eDiscovery Specialist, Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS), Lexbe LC

Ms. Derby is a Certified eDiscovery Specialist and member of the Technical Services team with Lexbe LC. She specializes in working with clients handling eDiscovery which are involved in the type of complex litigation that requires a high level of precision and expertise. She provides guidance for technical discovery issues and procedures and ensures compliance with all court-ordered ESI guidelines. Prior to joining Lexbe, Ms. Derby was a Litigation Paralegal for 10 years for both plaintiff and defense law firms.

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Early Case Procedures for Accelerated Review

Decisions made early in the collection, processing and review of your data will have ramifications that carry through the remainder of your case. Accordingly, making informed choices is critical to achieving timeline, evidentiary and budget goals. This webinar will highlight these pivotal decisions and provide you with best practices that will help you avoid unintended consequences and dramatically improve your eDiscovery results.

Key Points

  • Goals in eDiscovery
  • Collection Overview
  • Transmitting Data 
  • Evaluating Platforms 
  • Processing Specifications 
  • Reducing the Data Set 
  • Technology-Assisted Review (TAR) 

About the Speaker

Andrew Hansell: As a member of Faegre Baker Daniels’ client technology solutions group, Andy Hansell advises clients on all aspects of e-discovery best practices and services. He has more than 10 years of experience as a litigator in private practice and as in-house counsel.

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A Lawyer’s Guide to eDiscovery Processing

Vast volumes of digital evidence continue to grow as more devices and digital channels of communication generate electronically stored information. The resulting growth of precise and objective probative evidence has dramatically impacted the legal landscape and requires that lawyers be equipped with the knowledge of how to handle these dynamic data sets in order to succeed in complex litigation. This educational webinar addresses the critical steps and best practices in eDiscovery processing so lawyers involved in complex litigation can be equipped to handle these cases in-house.

Key Points

  • Growth of Volume of ESI
  • Goals of eDiscovery Processing
  • Processing in Overall EDRM Workflow
  • Scalable Processing
  • ESI Processing Steps Overview
  • ESI Processing Steps Details
  • Pitfalls to Avoid
  • Practical Take Aways

About the Speaker

Christian Detrude is an eDiscovery Solutions Senior Director at Lexbe. He is ACEDs certified and highly proficient in all phases of the electronic discovery reference model (EDRM). He is an expert at equipping boutique law firms with the capabilities to handle complex cases in-house.

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Preservation Strategies and Data Collection from a Forensic Expert’s Point of View

Best practices on executing preservation and collection protocols with emphasis on forensically sound methods. Time is of the essence once the duty to preserve electronically stored information (ESI) arises. Failure to preserve can lead to loss of evidence, increased costs, and even sanctions. Unfortunately, lack of technical expertise and improper planning can have disastrous consequences, including spoliation claims. This webinar, led by computer forensics expert Matt Danner, will provide you with the steps you should immediately execute upon receiving a preservation request as well as best practices formulating an effective preservation and collection plan. Mr. Danner will offer insight on uncovering data blind spots as well as collecting ESI using forensically sound methods.

Key Points

  • Common Practices and Terminology
  • Evidence Preservation Triggers
  • Forensic & Other Collection Methodologies
  • Planning and Executing Collection Plans
  • Handling Phones and Devices
  • When to Stop and Call an Expert
  • Case Examples
  • Practical Takeaways

About the Speaker

Matt Danner has experience conducting digital forensic examinations and consulting for private and public clients to include corporations, law enforcement, and law firms. Mr Danner regularly provides presentations on digital evidence collection and analysis to legal organizations and law enforcement. He also frequently testifies as an expert witness related to the analysis of computers and mobile devices. His background in criminal investigations makes him a specialist in both criminal defense and prosecution cases related to digital evidence.

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