New Rules For Electronic Discovery

Monday, October 1, 2007 - 01:00

The Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Electronic Discovery: New Rules of Practice and Emerging Issues - What Litigators Should Know.

The program will take place on Thursday, October 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Springfield Sheraton, Monarch Place, Springfield, MA.

The program will cover topics such as: the new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the implications for litigators; a litigator's perspective on the new rules and their application in both federal and state trial practice; document management and related technology (coding, OCR, software applications, web-based hosting); electronic discovery, including computer forensics, retrieval of information from electronic systems, chain of custody issues, understanding and establishing audit trails in the use of electronic evidence, establishing electronic discovery protocols, and spoliation, and a view from the bench.

The program chair is Katherine A. Robertson, Bulkley, Richardson & Gelinas LLP.

For details on registration fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

For reservations, call (617) 338-0530 or visit www.massbar.org.