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Addressing the eDiscovery Challenges of Mobile-First Custodians

Approaching mobile collection with conventional methods can result in run-away eDiscovery costs, lost data and the careless oversight of evidence. Traditional collection methods, including discovery orders, have not evolved to include the unique file structure and ESI channels that exist in mobile devices. Moreover, uncontrolled Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) practices almost ensure preservation and privacy nightmares unless deliberate steps are taken to appropriately manage ESI. This webinar highlights the various considerations attorneys must make as they strategize ESI collection from mobile devices.

Agenda

  • Growth of MobileeDiscovery Challenges & Considerations
  • The Rise of the Smartphone
  • More Devices, More Apps, More Data
  • Applying Discovery Principles to Today’s Tech
  • eDiscovery Best Practices for Mobile First Custodians

Speaker Info

Robert Keeling is an experienced litigator whose practice includes a special focus on electronic discovery matters. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation throughout the nation and conducts internal investigations in the U.S. and throughout the world. Mr. Keeling has authored several articles on eDiscovery and social media and is a co-chair for his firm’s eDiscovery Task Force.

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Mastering Privilege Protection in Document Intensive Cases

Preventing the inadvertent disclosure of privileged information in litigation is increasingly challenging. Technological advancements have ushered in varying mediums of information storage and exchange, that thoroughly document privileged communications. This requires additional review resources to protect confidentiality and privilege. The consequence for litigation professionals is more privileged documents and data, residing in increasingly disparate formats and locations, with an increased risk of inadvertent disclosure. Fortunately, innovation in e-Discovery technology combined with process and workflow improvements can help you meet the challenge of protecting privilege.

Agenda

  • Causes of Inadvertent Privilege
  • Release and Waiver
  • Optimized Workflow & Automatic Logging
  • Email Threading Headaches and Solutions
  • NearDupe Analysis to Catch all Versions
  • Categorical Logging to the Rescue
  • Tips and Best Practices

About the Speaker

Gene Albert is the CEO of Lexbe, and a frequent speaker and writer on litigation technology, document management, and eDiscovery topics. He has his JD from Southern Methodist University and his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Lexbe Beats the Competition in ROI According to Recent Research Report

G2 Crowd ranks Lexbe as the best eDiscovery solution for speed of Return on Investment

G2 Crowd, an online software grading platform, validates users before administering a 60 point questionnaire to gain in-depth feedback on various software applications. Their analysis of eDiscovery platforms places Lexbe in the lead on 6 out of 7 key metrics in determining Return on Investment (ROI).

Lexbe won against competing eDiscovery services including Relativity, Next Point, Logikcull, and others in offering faster ROI (within a month by G2 Crowd analysis), and higher scores in nearly all customer satisfaction benchmarks.

G2 Crowd Findings:

  • Ease of Doing Business With: 96% – Lexbe offers straightforward pricing with flexible solutions for any-sized firm.
  • Ease of Use: 90% – Intuitive design and smart technology offers users an easy-to-use eDiscovery platform.
  • Quality of Support: 97% – Lexbe’s Professional Services team members are ACEDS certified and can provide technical expertise with the complex parts of discovery. Additionally, all accounts receive an on-boarding training session as well as ongoing weekly training classes at no cost.
  • Meets Requirements: 92% – An end-to-end solution, Lexbe allows users to process, analyze, cull, review, and produce large discovery collections quickly and securely.
  • Ease of Admin: 98% – Smart technology offers enhanced administration tools allowing eDiscovery managers to keep their team firing on all cylinders. Worth noting, Lexbe performed 25 points higher on this metric than Relativity.
  • Ease of Set-up: 98% – Lexbe’s cloud-based eDiscovery is instantly deployable with zero set-up time or maintenance required.

G2 Crowd polled verified Lexbe users to determine that the average Return on Investment took less than a month for most users. This impressive metric offered the fastest turn-around time on an eDiscovery investment among the platforms included in the study.

Best Search Practices to Accelerate eDiscovery in 2018

As the size of document collections continue to explode, finding the evidence needle in the electronically stored information (ESI) haystack is more challenging than ever. Understanding the latest tools, indexing techniques, and features associated with eDiscovery search will allow you to conduct a highly effective review while still delivering your production on time. The webinar discusses best practices in advanced search methodology with a focus on practically applying these tools to ensure your data is fully indexed, completely searchable and enables you to quickly and accurately access the evidence you need.

Key Points

  • Pros and Cons of Keyword Search
  • Understanding How eDiscovery Search Indexes Work
  • Multi-Index Approach to Prevent Missing Critical Case Data
  • Constructing Quality Search Queries
  • Search Expanders and Search Limiters
  • Testing Keyword Search Results
  • Practice Tips

About the Speaker

Erin Derby, Certified eDiscovery Specialist, Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS), Lexbe LC

Ms. Derby is a Certified eDiscovery Specialist and member of the Technical Services team with Lexbe LC. She specializes in working with clients handling eDiscovery which are involved in the type of complex litigation that requires a high level of precision and expertise. She provides guidance for technical discovery issues and procedures and ensures compliance with all court-ordered ESI guidelines. Prior to joining Lexbe, Ms. Derby was a Litigation Paralegal for 10 years for both plaintiff and defense law firms.

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Early Case Procedures for Accelerated Review

Decisions made early in the collection, processing and review of your data will have ramifications that carry through the remainder of your case. Accordingly, making informed choices is critical to achieving timeline, evidentiary and budget goals. This webinar will highlight these pivotal decisions and provide you with best practices that will help you avoid unintended consequences and dramatically improve your eDiscovery results.

Key Points

  • Goals in eDiscovery
  • Collection Overview
  • Transmitting Data 
  • Evaluating Platforms 
  • Processing Specifications 
  • Reducing the Data Set 
  • Technology-Assisted Review (TAR) 

About the Speaker

Andrew Hansell: As a member of Faegre Baker Daniels’ client technology solutions group, Andy Hansell advises clients on all aspects of e-discovery best practices and services. He has more than 10 years of experience as a litigator in private practice and as in-house counsel.

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