Attorneys have an ethical duty to understand the nuances of preserving, gathering, culling, producing, and presenting electronic evidence at trial. Most information today is electronic. Litigators can enhance their practice by understanding the nuances of e-discovery. In this practical webinar, you will learn about the federal (and selected state) rules of procedure, including the affirmative duties they impose upon parties and their counsel to identify and store all electronically stored information (“ESI”).

Upon course completion, you will be able to:

  • Interact with your client and gather all forms of ESI
  • Implement best practices for gathering, receiving, and culling information from the client, opposing counsel, and third-parties
  • Determine effective discovery responses and request
  • Identify your duties under Rule 26, FED. R. CIV. P.
  • Describe benefits of the Meet and Confer Process
  • Ensure that you can establish foundation, authentication, and admissibility at trial
  • Reference the latest case law involving sanctions for failure to properly disclose ESI and determine how you can avoid a similar fate in your litigation practice
Faculty Member
Dennis Wilenchik
Wilenchik & Bartness, P.C.

Dennis Wilenchik is the managing partner of Wilenchik & Bartness, P.C. He is a nationally certified civil trial and pre-trial specialist with the National Board of Trial Advocacy, with over 39 years of experience as an attorney. Mr. Wilenchik has tried hundreds of cases in both federal and state court, and is licensed in Arizona, the District of Columbia, New York, Texas, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Wilenchik was the Deputy County Attorney in the Trial Bureau for Maricopa County, and then assigned to the Special Operations Division. He is currently the co-chairman of the ABA Trial Practice Sound Advice subcommittee, and previously served as the chairman of the Arizona State Bar Trial Practice Section and on the advisory board of the Arizona Department of Real Estate. Mr. Wilenchik is rated Martindale-Hubbell AV®-Preeminent™, the highest rating available under the Martindale Hubbell rating system, and is listed in the National Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and has been named “Best Trial Lawyer” by Arizona Foothills Magazine. He is a member of the Top Rated Lawyers, Lawyers of Distinction, Rue’s Best Attorneys of America, Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, and The Fellows of the American Bar Association.

CLE Credits (Law)

NALA--Credit not available
NFPA--Credit not available
AL1.5 Ethics
AK1.5 Ethics
ARNot Available Ethics
AZ1.5 Ethics
CA1.5 Ethics
CO1.8 Ethics
CT1.5 Ethics
DE1.5 Ethics
FL2 Ethics
HI1.5 Ethics
IA1.5 Ethics
ID1.5 Ethics
IL1.5 Ethics
IN1.5 Ethics
KSNot Available Ethics
KY1.5 Ethics
LA1.5 Ethics
ME1.5 Ethics
MN1.5 Ethics
MO1.8 Ethics
MSNot Available Ethics
MT1.5 Ethics
NC1.5 Ethics
ND1.5 Ethics
NE1.5 Ethics
NH1.5 Ethics
NJ1.8 Ethics
NM1.5 Ethics
NV1.5 Ethics
NY1.5 Law Practice Management (NY)
OH1.5 Ethics
OK2 Ethics
OR1.5 Ethics
PA1.5 Ethics
RI1.5 Ethics
SCNot Available Ethics
TN1.5 Ethics
TX1.5 Ethics
UT1.5 Ethics
VANot Available Ethics
VT1.5 Ethics
WA1.5 Ethics
WI1.5 Ethics
WV1.8 Ethics
WY1.5 Ethics

In some CLE states, the course will be submitted to the bar after you register. If for any reason the course is not approved, we will fully refund your registration fee. If a state is listed on this course, then we are confident the course fits that state's standards and already is or will be approved for credit.

100% of attendees recommend this webinar

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from 4 customer reviews


5 out of 5

Excellent presentation, content and and coverage of the topic and the relevant federal discovery rules.


5 out of 5

A lot of material in a very short period of time. Speaker was clearly knowledgeable and hopefully can be a resource moving forward for those of us less educated in the subject area.


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