Massachusetts Bar Association Plans Electronic Discovery Seminar

Tuesday, January 1, 2008 - 00:00

The Massachusetts Bar Association (BMA) 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, January 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sheraton Springfield, One Monarch Place, Springfield, MA.

This program will cover the practical, legal, procedural and evidentiary issues relating to electronic discovery and document management. This 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, and establishing electronic discovery protocols, spoliation and other topics.

The program chair and moderator is Katherine A. Robertson, Bulkeley, Richardson & Gelinas LLP.

For details on program fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For reservations, call (617) 338-0530 or visit