This 90 minute web-based course provides a straightforward, structured explanation of the Federal E-Discovery Rules adopted in 2006. The course delivers 12 strategies for how plaintiffs can employ the E-Discovery Rules to their advantage and discusses some of the defensive strategies plaintiffs confront and how to respond.Through this course you will learn:
- What are the new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for electronic discovery?
- How are the Federal e-discovery rules affecting the state civil rules of civil procedure?
- What are the necessary strategies for properly using the e-discovery rules?
- What are some of the common defensive strategies used by defense counsel to minimize their duties under the e-discovery rules?
Jeffrey Ritter is recognized globally as one of the most influential voices at the intersection of law and technology. He is a pioneer in shaping the legal rules for cyberspace and addressing the value of digital information as property, whether in the board room, the courtroom, the legislature or a network operations center. Through his company, Jeffrey delivers training, assessment and strategic design services that enable companies to build trusted information systems. He has published three books on e-discovery topics: Defending Electronic Mail as Evidence; Discovering the Digital Record; and Evaluating the E-Discovery Capabilities of Outside Law Firms.As a lawyer and trusted advisor on technology implementation, Jeffrey has worked with some of the most recognized corporations and institutions in the world— Chevron, The Limited, duPont, Wal-Mart, Disney Stores, Universal Postal Union, Deutsche Bank, Lord Abbett & Co., TD Ameritrade, PPG, Alcoa, Carnegie Mellon, MeadWestvaco and JP Morgan. In doing so, he has navigated—and often led—the migration toward digital global business across a full array of technologies and services—EDI, electronic commerce, encryption, Internet access, digital signatures, privacy, outsourcing, digital records storage, records and information management, and e-discovery.