Tuesday, September 8, 2009

The Paralegal Voice: E-Discovery Trends in the Paralegal World

E-Discovery Trends in the Paralegal World” is the topic of the third episode of Legal Talk Network's monthly podcast, The paralegal Voice. This monthly podcast is co-hosted by Lynne DeVenny and is now available by following this link.

Guest experts for this episode include Tom Mighell, legal technology expert and a consultant at Fios, and Dorothe Howell, Senior Paralegal with E.I. duPont deNamours, Inc., who has extensive experience in gathering electronic data.

Discussion explores everything from the basics of e-discovery to how to train for a career in this growing legal specialty area, including:
  • The basics of e-discovery

  • New trends & technology in e-discovery

  • In-house vs. outside counsel roles

  • Training for a career in e-discovery
  • Tom & Dorothe’s favorite e-discovery resources

  • Practice & social media tips from Vicki & Lynne
You may find these essential Internet resources about e-discovery, including those mentioned in this podcast, to be useful:

Electronic Discovery Law, a blog by K&L Gates, http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/

Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) http://edrm.net/

E-Discovery Team, http://ralphlosey.wordpress.com/

Fios E-Discovery Knowledge Center http://www.fiosinc.com/e-discovery-knowledge-center/default.aspx

Kroll OnTrack Resources http://www.krollontrack.com/resources/

Practical Ediscovery, a blog by Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP, http://blog.hinshawlaw.com/practicalediscovery/

A Few Free E-Discovery Resources for Newbies (from PraticalParalegalism)

Free E-Discovery 101 Podcast for Paralegals Available at Fios (from PracticalParalegalism)

The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsors: Teris, Clio, NALA, West LiveNote and George Washington University's Online Master's Program in Paralegal Studies.

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If you have a request for a future show topic or a comment or question for the hosts, please send it to TheParalegalVoice@gmail.com.

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