This CLE event will feature informative discussions about all things e-Discovery including strategies for success, best practices, and updates on the latest happenings in e-Discovery from around the state and nation.
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e-Discovery 101Bree Kelly, K&L Gates Alon Israely, TotalDiscovery
Start the day off right with an introduction to (or a refresher on) electronic discovery. Learn about core terms, the phases of electronic discovery, key rules of civil procedure (both state and federal) and tips and best practices to avoid common pitfalls.
e-Discovery 201Rachel Tausend, K&L GatesShagha Nasseh, FTI Consulting
Building on the foundation set in e-Discovery 101, this session will cover more advanced e-discovery strategies, techniques and challenges, including data and visual analytics, rapidly evolving technologies and tools, and cross border considerations and will provide more practical tips to prepare you and your clients for e-discovery in your next case.
The State of Our StateEndel Kolde, King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Litigation Section
We frequently hear about changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding discovery issues, but what's happening in Washington State? Hear from local counsel about the current state of e-discovery locally, including an update on important cases, relevant rules to keep in mind, and available resources to help keep you on the right track.
Different Perspectives: e-Discovery Insights from Both Sides of the “V”Mike Subit, Frank Freed Subit & Thomas LLPTiffany Cartwright, MacDonald Hoague & BaylessMichelle Peterson, Michelle Peterson Law PLLCKatie Fairchild, Lane Powell PC
Have you ever wondered why your opponents employ certain strategies in certain types of cases? Or why they dig their heels in on an issue that you believe should be easily resolved? Hear from experienced counsel from both sides of the “v" about their perspectives on e-discovery including tips for cooperating with opposing parties and counsel, lessons learned from the trenches, and best practices for navigating the e-discovery process in both small and large cases involving clients with varying degrees of e-discovery sophistication.
Ethics in e-DiscoveryJulie Anne Halter, K&L Gates
Are you prepared to provide competent representation throughout the e-discovery process - from identifying all of the relevant data sources through to processing, review and production? Did you know that the Washington Supreme Court recently amended the comments to Rule 1.1 (Competence) to counsel that attorneys should "keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology . . ."? Learn more about this new comment and other ethical considerations and obligations when handling electronically stored information and/or participating in electronic discovery.
The Inside Scoop from In-House Counsel Ellen Blanchard, T-Mobile Ryan Wasell, Weyerhaeuser Bergitta Trelstad, Zulily
Hear from in-house counsel about their experiences (the good, bad and ugly) with electronic discovery, including strategies and best practices for preparing in advance, for responding quickly and appropriately to litigation or an investigation and for working with outside and opposing counsel to accomplish efficient, proportional and cost effective discovery in every case.
The Judicial Perspective Judge Sean O’Donnell, King County Superior Court
What would the judge say? That is an important question to keep in mind throughout the e-discovery process. During this engaging session, you will hear mock arguments and rulings on important and frequently litigated e-discovery issues.