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June 16, 2011

Thursday   |   9:00am to 5:00pm ET   |   Preliminary Agenda

These archived seminars are no longer CLE ELIGIBLE.
One Hour eDiscovery: Work Smarter, Not Harder

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eDiscovery plays a critical role in the legal environment today. However, the high costs and time consumption around this practice can spin out of control in the blink of an eye. Regardless of your firm size or environment, you are consistently expected to keep costs in check, while also managing your case load. This session will explore various practices for keeping costs centered on eDiscovery. Industry experts will also discuss tips and tricks to increase user productivity, to help legal professionals work smarter, not harder when using ED tactics.


Speakers:  
Jeffrey Segarra Jeffrey Segarra,
Director Product Management, Nuance
Thomas F. Goldman Thomas F. Goldman,
Author of Technology in the Law Office, Second Edition


One Hour Taking Control of Document Review - Strategies and Methods to Finish Projects Faster and Keep Costs Under Control

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Document review can break budgets and destroy timelines. This webinar offers dozens of practical tips, strategies and caveats that will help you plan and execute a more efficient document review. Daegis' Director of Document Review Services, Adam Farber, outlines a six step process for success while incorporating feedback and commentary from Jim Norman of Barnes & Thornburg LLP. Ann Marie Gibbs, Esq., the National Director of Consulting for Daegis, moderates the conversation.

The Process: From the initial preparation and training, to review, quality control and completion, you will learn the most effective way to conduct a document review from start to finish.

Training the Team: Getting up to speed and doing so with the right attorneys is critical. We'll discuss how to create project-specific training materials and tests to ensure reviewer comprehension while reducing preparation time.

Metrics that Matter: Spreadsheets, charts and graphs can overwhelm you with information. Knowing how to cut through the clutter and find the important figures is critical not only to the implementation of proper quality control mechanisms but also to enhancing performance of reviewers throughout the lifecycle of the project.


Speakers:  
Ann Marie Gibbs Ann Marie Gibbs, Esq.,
National Director of Consulting, Daegis
Adam Farber Adam Farber,
Managing Director of Document Review, Daegis
James B. Norman James B. Norman,
Technology Services Manager. Barnes & Thornburg LLP


One hour Will Internal Compliance Requirements Strengthen or Weaken the Law?


For your convenience the 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET Can the SEC Handle the Whistleblower Law? (ethics CLE ELIGIBLE) will be available at 10:30 and again at 2:00 pm.

Sponsored by: Grant & Eisenhofer

Moderator:  
Robert Vaughn Robert Vaughn,
Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
 
Panelists:  
Jack Boese Jack Boese,
Of Counsel, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Jason Zuckerman Jason Zuckerman,
Principal, The Employment Law Group
Cyrus Mehri Cyrus Mehri,
Founding Partner, Mehri & Skalet, PLLC
Christopher Robertson Christopher Robertson,
Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP


One hour Advanced Technologies for Litigation Support Professionals


Yesterday's electronic advancements are today's business necessities and have quickly become the technology you can't live without. This session will look at the various technologies that have moved from toys to tools to become essential weapons in litigation support professional's arsenal. These advanced technologies will transform the way the legal industry does business. Early adopters stand poised to overtake their competitors by increasing efficiencies, reducing costs and handling complex work products faster and more cost-effectively. Develop your team's ability to compete in the advanced landscape by adopting tomorrow's technologies today.

Speakers:    
Chris Dale Chris Dale
The e-Disclosure Information Project
William W. Belt William W. Belt,
Partner and Team Leader, Discovery Solutions Practice, LeClair Ryan
Daryl Shetterly Daryl Shetterly,
Partner, LeClair Ryan

One hour Compliance and Mobile Computing: What Happens When Your Staff Takes the Firm Home?

The growing use of devices such as iPhones, iPads, Smartphones, Blackberrys and Androids has brought security issues to the forefront. While use of these devices allow employees to be productive from any location at any time, they create challenges around governance, risk and compliance. (GRC)

This session will provide the information you must have to ensure your company’s data remains safe and secure while your staff operates in today’s mobile environment. Understand the risks that mobility creates and develop the steps necessary to keep your firm and its information safe. Our panel will look at the issues mobility raises regarding governance, risk and compliance and will offer concrete guidance on keeping your firm safe in the future.


Speakers:  
Monica Bay Monica Bay,
Editor-In-Chief, Law Technology News
John J. Jablonski John J. Jablonski,
Partner, Goldberg Segalla, LLP


One hour JUDGE'S PANEL: Why Lawyers Can Not Afford to Ignore Technology

With the increased reliance on ESI and eDiscovery, the time to embrace technology is now. This panel features prominent members of the bench leading the movement to increased technology adoption within the legal world. Hear first hand why they believe now is the time to step up. Learn how this will impact the future of the legal industry while developing the skills to avoid potential sanctions which could affect you, your firm and your cases.


Speakers:  
Hon. David Waxse Hon. David Waxse,
US Magistrate Judge, US District Court, District of Kansas
Hon. Ron Hedges Hon. Ron Hedges,
Former US Magistrate Judge


One hour Can the SEC Handle the Whistleblower Law?

Sponsored by: Grant & Eisenhofer

With the imminent release of the SEC's final rules implementing the whistleblowers provisions of Dodd-Frank, we invite you to attend a program designed to provide insight into these critical new regulations and the representation of clients impacted by them.

Moderator:  
David Brown David Brown,
Editor in Chief, National Law Journal and law.com
 
Panelists:  
Stephen Cohen Stephen Cohen,
Associate Director, SEC Division of Enforcement
Reuben Guttman Reuben Guttman,
Director,Grant Eisenhofer P.A.
Jason Zuckerman Jason Zuckerman,
Principal, The Employment Law Group


One hour SharePoint As An eDiscovery Tool

When eDiscovery is involved, utilizing SharePoint to its fullest extent and avoiding complications and out-of-control costs is vital to a firm’s ultimate success.

During this session, Industry leaders will examine the inventive solutions available and uncover how you can broaden SharePoint’s potential beyond a conventional deployment. Adopt the skills needed to extend the power of SharePoint in your organization. Learn how to routinely maximize the value of your eDiscovery results. Gain the best practice insights you need to take your existing SharePoint atmosphere to a whole new level of success.

Speakers:  
Leigh Isaacs Leigh Isaacs,
Firmwide Records Manager, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Clinton Sanko Clinton Sanko,
Of Counsel, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell Berkowitz, PC


One hour Social Media and the Potential For Security Breaches


Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social networking sites have become a critical tool of business operations. More and more, we see companies battling issues when company secrets and confidential information are spread unwittingly. The smartest organizations are figuring out ways to utilize tools to maximize social networking 's benefits while addressing the resulting critical security concerns. Examine the methods employed by leading organizations in ensuring the security of their information. Develop the systems and protocol to keep your sensitive information protected now and in the future.

Speakers:  
Patrick R. McDonald Patrick R. McDonald,
CISSP, CISA, CEH, Associate VerisGroup, LLP
David McGuire David McGuire,
CISSP, GPEN, CREST Certified Tester, Senior Security Engineer
Veris Group, LLC






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