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The Seven Deadly Sins of Email

As well as 10 Heavenly Steps to Stay Out of Email Hell

Email communications continue to play a big role in eDiscovery and have contained critical evidence in support of malpractice claims. Join us for this informative session where you’ll learn the seven deadly sins of email as well as best practices to help you avoid malpractice claims. You’ll also learn how to use the seven deadly sins of email in discovery to help you identify evidence in document review.

Agenda

  • Email communications that cause misunderstanding, exacerbate an issue or implicate the sender in a claim;
  • Real world examples; actual claims cases and disputes;
  • The tools to edit these cited emails, identifying inappropriate text and discussing alternative language or alternative methods of communication;
  • Best practices for writing well-drafted emails that are clear, concise and actionable; and
  • Litmus test questions to evaluate emails before sending, and to assess the need to send or further revise an email message with additional recommended preemptive actions.
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How To Solve The Challenges Of Reviewing Large Email Sets

The Top 10 Things the Boutique Lawyer Needs to Know for Effective Email Review in Discovery

With hundreds of billions of emails exchanging hands daily, each with its own unique metadata, container folder and possible attachments to examine, special consideration must be given to email at every stage of eDiscovery. Litigators and paralegals must effectively review ESI (Electronically Stored Information) during production, and great care must be taken to avoid producing confidential information. This webinar offers practical steps for moving email through the eDiscovery process while uncovering key evidence and ensuring that privileged information is not inadvertently leaked.

Agenda

  • ┬áManaging increasing email volumes
  • What ‘delete’ really means
  • Best practices for displaying and reviewing attachments
  • Deciphering email headers
  • Detecting ‘spoofing’
  • Using culling and deduplication to eliminate unnecessary email
  • Methods to ensure full searchability of email
  • Understanding email time zones
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Mastering Custodian Interviews and ESI Data Mapping

Best Practices in Building Your Case and Locating Key Case Evidence

The proliferation of ESI sources requires an approach that expands beyond email. Understanding the IT profile of the custodian and utilizing a data map is instrumental in identifying the key sources of ESI. The growth in apps, collaboration platforms, cloud storage and the Internet of Things (IoT) devices has resulted in the exponential growth in quantity and complexity of ESI sources. A thorough custodian interview and data map is critical to uncovering and organizing all relevant data sources. The data map not only minimizes the risk of overlooking important ESI but reveals, at a glance, potential holes in your collection. This webinar offers a guide to conducting a comprehensive custodian interview and how to organize that information to create a defensible data map.

Agenda

  • Workflow and Case Development
  • Why Interview Custodians?
  • Custodian Identification
  • Conducting Custodian Interviews
  • What is Data Mapping?
  • Benefits of Data Mapping
  • Data Mapping log
  • Data Mapping reports
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Lexbe Subscriptions Keep Getting Better

The Lexbe eDiscovery platform has upgraded all subscription plans to include valuable review tools that will help our clients speed review and increase accuracy, at no extra charge. Speed the review process with highly efficient and defensible technology assisted review utilizing a fully disclosed, transparent Bayesian algorithm.

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Managing Non-Email Communications in eDiscovery

Increasingly, non-email communications make up critical evidence in modern litigation. Text messaging and social media are used regularly by case participants and witnesses in addition to traditional email. Companies are supporting instant messaging and other collaborative applications in addition to email for internal communications.

Failure to collect, request, and review this evidence can negatively impact case outcomes, particularly if an opponent is effectively using this evidence. Learn best practices to master all evidentiary communications, no matter the form or latest technology.

Agenda:

  • Growth in non-email messaging
  • Problems in collecting, processing, reviewing, producing, and using non-email communications
  • Integrating non-email communications into eDiscovery workflows
  • ESI data mapping of non-email communications
  • Raw data normalization and review PDF creation
  • Post-processing review functions
  • Production, depo, and trial prep
  • Checklist for effective use
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