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E-Discovery for Paralegals

  • 06/21/2016
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Video Webcast

Program Description

Preserve, Collect, Prepare, Review and Produce Electronically Stored Information

This practical, start-to-finish e-discovery guide provides a fresh look at the latest and best-kept secrets to mining online and other digital data from experienced e-discovery specialists. You'll walk away with a solid foundation for requesting, obtaining, interpreting and producing ESI and gain a fundamental understanding of e-discovery's critical role in the litigation process. Make sure that you're up to speed on all of the changes and challenges that surround this evolving area of litigation, gain real-world insight and take away practical how-to's and tactics - register today!

  • Get the tools you need to manage, organize and virtually file electronically stored information (ESI).
  • Explore the latest federal rules, cases and studies on e-discovery, so you can comply with the rapidly evolving requirements.
  • Get practical tech advice that you can actually use: establish clear record retention/destruction policies and data mapping techniques.
  • Don't let the opposing party drown the 'smoking gun' in oceans of data - learn how to craft requests for production that leave nothing to interpretation.
  • Find out how to collect, preserve and identify information from social media, databases, cloud computing and other data sources.
  • Equip yourself with clear strategies for developing your processing, review and production strategy.
  • Learn how to effectively work with information technology departments and implement a legal hold.
  • Ensure you maintain an impeccable firm reputation with practical tips for ethical cooperation, communication and candor.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to effectively manage the e-discovery process from start to finish. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Top Ten Things Every Paralegal Should Know About E-Discovery
  2. Managing, Organizing and Virtual Filing of E-Discovery
  3. Drafting and Responding to Discovery Requests
  4. Identifying, Collecting and Preserving ESI
  5. Processing, Reviewing, Producing and Presenting ESI
  6. Ethics as it Pertains to E-Discovery and Electronic Evidence

Continuing Education Credits

California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 6.00 *

DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 6.00 *

Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 6.00 *

Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 6.00 *

Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 6.00 *

National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 *

National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 6.00 *

North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 6.00 *

Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 6.00 *

Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 6.00 *

TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 6.00 *

Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

* denotes specialty credits

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Washington State Paralegal Association
PO Box 58530
Seattle, WA 98138-1530
info@wspaonline.org 

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