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Practical Applications and Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in eDiscovery: TAR & Beyond

A Guide for the Boutique Firm Handling Document Intensive Matters

The promise of high utility applications in the eDiscovery space, particularly AI, has opened up new possibilities and fueled expectations about the speed, accuracy and efficiency of performing evidentiary review. Firms already using AI are perceived as the innovators, leading the charge but is the hype real? In short, there are absolutely benefits to bringing AI applications into your practice but doing so requires understanding the technology’s potential as well as its limitations. When real-world data sets are introduced, things can quickly go awry without oversight and quality control. With the right implementation, however, the boutique firm can utilize AI to leverage resources and, even with a small staff, outperform larger adversaries.

Agenda
The AI Landscape
Pitfalls of AI
Effective Applications of AI in eDiscovery
Entity Detection
PII Detection
Machine Language Detection
Machine Transcription
Sentiment Analysis
TAR

Negotiating a State-of-the-art eDiscovery Protocol

The continued growth in ESI volume, new communication methods, and new eDiscovery technologies makes having a modern ESI protocol, agreed order or agreement more critical than ever for success in your cases. A properly negotiated agreement can speed collection, review, search, and production, reduce unnecessary eDiscovery expenses, and reduce the risk of eDiscovery sanctions for mistakes. But most importantly it can help make sure you are marshaling the evidence you need to competently and optimally prove and defend your case issues. Learn the best practices available in today’s quickly changing legal landscape. Agenda What are ESI Agreements, etc. Increasingly Important Legal Requirements Particular Points for Inclusion ESI collection activities Review procedures: linear, search, TAR Production Format Privileged information Miscellaneous items Reference Guide for Examples of Protocols, Requirements, etc.

Unlocking Evidence with Digital Forensics

Digital Forensic Best Practices for Boutique Law Firms Dealing with the Shifting ESI Landscape.

Key evidence does not always present itself in a standard eDiscovery collection. A case could hinge on location data that can be retrieved from an iPhone or on recovering a deleted work email. Digital forensics allows for the extraction of data beyond what is typically available in a normal collection. This webinar will identify best practices, planning, and execution of a digital forensic collection. Digital forensics is not always necessary in eDiscovery collections, however, you won’t know what you are possibly missing unless you understand what is potentially available.

Agenda

  • What is Digital Forensics
  • Digital Forensic Best Practices
  • Planning and Executing Collection
  • Types of Digital Media
  • Computers and Hard Drives
  • Mobile Devices
  • Cloud and Webmail
  • Hash Values
  • Deleted Data
  • eDiscovery Integration

Speaker

Nicholas Marrero, Digital Forensic Examiner at Lexbe
Nicholas Marrero is a computer forensic analyst experienced in consulting and eDiscovery. He has extensive digital forensic experience and education ranging from computer to mobile device forensics as well as vast experience with evidence handling, client-facing, project management, and as a team lead.

eDiscovery Trends for 2020

Best Practices Navigating the Dynamic ESI Landscape, eDiscovery Technologies and Strategies for your Practice

eDiscovery is continuously evolving with each new year adding layers of complexity. Beyond the exponential year-over-year growth of Electronically Stored Information (ESI), the sources of ESI continue to diversify. Attorneys failing to stay up to date on the quickly evolving landscape risk missing evidence, wasting money and losing cases. This webinar provides an overview of the new and emerging challenges lawyers will face in 2020 as well as describing solutions for those willing to stay ahead of the curve.

Agenda

  • eDiscovery continues to evolve
  • Data is different
  • Legal hold management
  • Cloud-based solutions
  • Predictive coding
  • Structured data
  • Privilege and production
  • Big data analysis
  • Case closure
  • Legacy data

Speakers

Robert Keeling, Partner, Sidley Austin, LLP Robert Keeling is an experienced litigator whose practice includes a special focus on electronic discovery matters. Mr. Keeling has authored several articles on eDiscovery and social media and is a co-chair for his firm’s eDiscovery Task Force.

   Ray Mangum, Associate Sidley Austin, LLP Ray Mangum represents clients in a variety of government investigations and commercial disputes, with a particular focus on matters involving complex data analytics and e-discovery issues.

Mastering the Document Intensive Case: A Blueprint for the Boutique Firm

Increasingly lawyers are taking advantage of technology to practice in specialized boutique and smaller firm environments. But the rapidly growing size of collections of electronically stored information (ESI) presents an increasingly difficult challenge: How to effectively manage these resource-hungry cases without large firm support? What happens when the firm takes on a document-intensive case that its current review and production methods can’t handle? This educational webinar addresses how a boutique firm can effectively manage large cases, meet its deadlines, and avoid being outgunned by larger firms with greater staff and resources. Agenda
  • Growth of Boutique Law Firms
  • Challenges for Boutique Firms Handling Large & Complex Cases
  • Technology and Staffing to Support a Boutique Firm Practice
  • eDiscovery/Document Management Software by Case Stage
  • Document Review/Production Options in Large Cases
  • Case Study

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