Seminars & Training

September 14 , 2007

Second Creek Technologies, LLC presents:
Electronic Discovery 101: Understanding the New Federal Rules

Course Description:

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure underwent a major overhaul on December 1, 2006. This course is a must for all practitioners who want to stay ahead of the curve in the new digital age. Hear first-hand from fellow attorneys, computer experts, and forensic analysts about how these rule changes will affect your practice. Learn about the unique problems presented by electronically stored information in the context of civil and criminal litigation and how and when to use computer forensic assistance to preserve electronic evidence. Understanding the new Federal Rules will give you a tactical advantage in litigation and the ability to resist the unreasonable discovery demands of your opponents - "What you don't know can hurt your clients"!

Training Information:

Duration: 1 day (8 hours)
Prerequisites: See Description
Lead Instructor: Various
Registration: Call Second Creek Technologies, LLC to register
(304) 736-5454 or toll free at 1-877-523-3253
Location: Marshall University Forensic Science Center
1401 Forensic Science Drive, Huntington, WV
Time: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Credit Hours: West Virginia approved CLE credits offered: 7.2 including 7.2 ethics credits

For $150, each registrant will receive course materials (including practice forms), lunch and one free seat to a Marshall University football game on the day of the class. (MU v. New Hampshire 4:30PM kickoff)

Additional tickets offered are $32 for sideline and $22 for end zone.

This information-packed course will cover all this and more:

  • What judges will expect from you beginning December 1st.
  • How to guard against spoliation and sanctions
  • Drafting an effective preservation letter
  • Strategies for "meet and confer" sessions
  • Why deleted information remains discoverable
  • When to use computer forensics, what it reveals, and how much it costs.
  • Authentication and chain of custody issues.
  • Analyzing the data: yours and theirs.
  • Preparing and responding to requests for electronic records.
  • Expert opinions regarding what is "reasonably accessible" electronic data.
  • Voluminous data, de-duplication and back-up tapes
  • Potential pitfalls hidden in the Rule changes.
  • Keeping the costs of electronic discovery under control

Register Toll-Free at 1-877-523-3253 or 304-736-5454.

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*Please note this is a repeat course and those that have taken this course previously are not eligible for credit.