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