Posts Tagged "Review"

The Truth about Metadata

The Truth about Metadata

We explore more deeply the burdens metadata productions place on defendants, how much metadata can improve review process instead of leading to a smoking gun piece of evidence (which is fairly rare), and other thoughts in this area. Metadata is like the DNA of electronic files. Find out more how it fits into the e-discovery process by listening to the show.

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Building E-Discovery Work Flow

Building E-Discovery Work Flow

The topic for discussion in this podcast is how to create an E-Discovery process. Individual components will be discussed as well as the challenges of building process in the middle of a case.

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Concept Searching in Electronic Discovery

Concept Searching in Electronic Discovery

In this program we will talk about how to use concept searching tools, what concept searching means to key word searching, how to use concept searching to really beef up early case assessment and review, some of the challenges of using concept searching, and a variety of other related topics.

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Should Law Firms Outsource or Insource E-Discovery Tools?

Should Law Firms Outsource or Insource E-Discovery Tools?

We’ll discuss the complex issues associated with the question of whether or not firms should outsource or in-source eDiscovery tools. What it takes for a law firm to be able to sustain managing technology in e-discovery, the risks of owning software, when it makes sense, and other issues will be discussed.

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E-Discovery From The Trenches – What a Contract Attorney Sees

E-Discovery From The Trenches – What a Contract Attorney Sees

Listen to a contract attorney discuss what happens on projects, what works, what could be done better. This show is being done to discuss the management of contract attorneys and whether there is room for improvement in this area.

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Rule 502: Are We There Yet?

Rule 502: Are We There Yet?

Today we tackle the vexing world of waiving privilege with ESI with two outstanding panelists and moderated by Karl Schieneman, Director of Legal Analytics and Review at JurInnov. Privilege waiver and the challenges faced with ESI have been tackled in a number of high profile cases by one of our panelists Judge Grimm and written about by Tom Allman.

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What Auditors and CPAs Can Teach Electronic Discovery Attorneys

What Auditors and CPAs Can Teach Electronic Discovery Attorneys

Topics which will be covered include how audited financial statements are used, how audits are planned, the role of an audit program to guide and document the steps of an audit, how sampling records is a significant part of an auditor’s job, and whether they believe auditing principles could be applied to electronic discovery challenges. Come join us for an interesting podcast on a topic which might be a first for the electronic discovery world.

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Electronic Discovery and Medical Records

Electronic Discovery and Medical Records

In this program we will discuss electronic discovery in general and how effective records management impacts e-discovery. We will then delve into the unique issues facing hospitals and other healthcare organizations as they implement electronic records management programs to get a better handle on delivering health care solutions to patients. With these efforts come more exposure to the world of electronic discovery.

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Electronic Discovery Lessons from Dedicated Review Teams

Electronic Discovery Lessons from Dedicated Review Teams

The program will discuss issues associated with the human side of electronic discovery such as metrics, differences among review tools, rewarding good review work, quality control processes, and strategies, as well as risks, to avoid when building a review team for an electronic discovery project.

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Electronic Discovery Tips for IP Litigation

Electronic Discovery Tips for IP Litigation

Learn E-Discovery tips related to IP Litigation from Cisco attorney Mark Michels and Covington & Burling partner Edward Rippey moderated by Karl Schieneman, Director of Legal Analytics and Review at JurInnov. Both of the panelists are active in the world of IP litigation and electronic discovery and they provide an interesting in-house versus outside counsel perspective.

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Working with First Time Clients on Electronic Discovery Projects

Working with First Time Clients on Electronic Discovery Projects

Listen to an all-star panel of attorneys discuss how to hand-hold a client who is experiencing electronic discovery litigation for the first time. The attorney panel we have assembled is well versed in this issue because each participant has headed up electronic discovery practices at sophisticated regional law firms with national practices.

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Top 10 Electronic Discovery Issues for Corporate Counsel

Top 10 Electronic Discovery Issues for Corporate Counsel

This top 10 list for companies proactively seeking to manage their ESI is a good overview of the process a company goes through when confronting electronic evidence in an electronic discovery case. Therefore you can use this list when starting a case or if you want to prepare for electronic discovery down the road.

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Beyond Key Word Searching in Electronic Discovery

Beyond Key Word Searching in Electronic Discovery

http://esibytes.com/wp-content/uploads/AudioFiles/Beyond%20Key%20Word%20Searching%20in%20Electronic%20Discovery%20With%20Jason%20R.%20Baron.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Listen to Jason R. Baron, the National Archives Director of Litigation give his personal views on better search and retrieval methods. Jason will point out the flaws in key word searching. Jason has been an active member of the Sedona Conference and he is a frequent speaker and writer on this topic. Professionally, Jason Baron has served as the National Archives’ Director of Litigation since May, 2000. In this position he is responsible for overseeing all litigation-related activities confronting the National Archives, including complex Federal court litigation involving access to Federal and Presidential records in the National Archives’ custody. In addition, Jason Baron is the National Archives’ representative to The Sedona Conference, where he is a member of the Steering Committee for Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production, and serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Sedona Conference Best Practices Commentary on the Use of Search and Information Retrieval in E-Discovery. Mr. Baron is also a founding coordinator of the TREC Legal Track, an international research project organized through the National Institute of Standards and Technology to evaluate search protocols used in e-discovery. In this show we candidly address some of the issues facing search and retrieval, lawyers misperceptions on how effective key word searching is, some of the ground breaking studies on search and retreival such as the Blair & Maron study in 1985, why many current search and retreival processes do not scale and are so expensive, the work Jason Baron has done coordinating current studies on search and retrieval with TREC, and the overall challenges with search and retrieval. [DDET Click here to read the transcript] Karl Schieneman-Interviewer Jason R. Baron-Guest K: Hello everyone. Welcome to another addition of ESI Bytes. This is of course, a free podcast for electronic discovery where we try to offer the national content that appears in conferences around the country with national speakers that a price everyone can afford – free, and at a time when a topic might mean something to you. Today I’m real pleased with the show. We’re doing a show on search and retrieval with Jason Baron. Jason has served as the National Archives Director of Litigation since May of 2000. In this position, he’s responsible for overseeing all litigation activities confronting the National Archives including complex federal court litigation involving access to federal presidential records in the national archives’ custody. He also serves as NARA’s representative for The Sedona Conference (as many of the past speakers have been). Jason’s very involved with Sedona. He’s a member of the steering committee for Working Group One on electronic document retention and reduction. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Sedona Conference’s Best Practices commentary on the use of search and information retrieval in e-discovery. He’s also the founding coordinator of Legal TREC – an international research project organized for the National Institute of Standards and Technology to evaluate search protocols used in e-discovery. If you GOOGLE Jason on “search...

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Innovative Ways to Approach Privilege Logs

Innovative Ways to Approach Privilege Logs

Listen to this frank discussion on the abuses which occur when privilege logs are assembled and the wasted resources. Listen also to some tips on how to improve the process. In this podcast we cover where problems typically occur in privilege reviews, the toll document review of massive amounts of ESI is taking on the profession, quality and cost concerns with manual reviews, how using metadata to construct a privilege log can reduce some of the manual aspects of compiling a privilege log, how the Federal Rules offer support in this process although creating a specific description which judges appreciate might be a challenge, why having a process is so critical in doing a privilege review, to what extent judges will accept using other techniques outside of page by page review to do a privilege review, and why it’s important to get your approach outlined into terms any 12 year old can understand.

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Pt 1 Building An E-Discovery Process For Success – All Star Panel

Pt 1 Building An E-Discovery Process For Success – All Star Panel

This was the first online CLE program I hosted with Pike & Fischer back in December of 2006, the predecessor to BNA’s Digital Discovery and e-Evidence publication. Given the fact there have been at least 80 shows since, it must have gone alright. I believe this was one of the first shows on the electronic discovery circuit which attacked the nuts and bolts of an electronic discovery project in the trenches.

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