In this May edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay, editor-in-chief of ALM’s Law Technology News, invites Mark Michels, a director in Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, and Henry Kelston, senior counsel at Milberg, to discuss the proposed changes in federal e-discovery rules. Kelston’s article, “Are We on the Cusp of Major Changes to E-Discovery Rules?“, was recently published in Law Technology News.
- Mark Michels is a director at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services. As a former in-house counsel, he specializes in advising on electronic discovery management. Mark has more than 13 years of experience in devising multi-faceted corporate discovery programs, including developing discovery compliance processes and requirements, evaluating and implementing solutions for collection, processing, review, and production of diverse corporate data, and applying continuous process improvement methodologies.
- Henry Kelston is senior counsel at Milberg, specializing in complex litigation and electronic discovery. Henry is a member of the firm’s e-discovery practice group and The Sedona Conference’s Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production. He is a frequent writer and speaker on e-discovery issues.
Listen in on the roundtable discussion of the future of e-discovery.
Host Monica Bay, lawyer and editor-in-chief of ALM’s Law Technology News, joins Robert J. Ambrogi, lawyer, writer, and media consultant, to talk about the latest legal technology trends they’ve seen at the trade-show circuit this year. Co-host of Legal Talk Network’s Lawyer2Lawyer podcast, Ambrogi runs a solo law firm where he represents clients in cases that cover the intersection of law, media, and technology. He is the author of LTN magazine’s “Web Watch” column, and writes the LawSites and Media Law blogs.
In our April edition of Law Technology Now, Bay and Ambrogi discuss trends they’ve seen at LegalTech New York and the American Bar Association’s Techshow, such as the rise of practice management software in the cloud, client data security, Big Data, and more.
In this April edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay, editor-in-chief of ALM’s Law Technology News, joins Barclay Blair, founder of ViaLumina an information governing consulting service, to talk about the idea of digital data being erased. We know that simply putting it in the trash can on our desktop isn’t enough, but can it be done? They will also discuss mobile apps which claim they immediately erase data like Snapchat: Does this data actually self destruct? And is using apps like this a liability in court because it looks like there is something to hide?
Monica Bay, a lawyer and journalist, has been editor-in-chief of Law Technology News magazine since 1998, and with ALM since 1985. She is the author of The Common Scold and manager of EDD Update blogs. Her monthly podcast, Law Technology Now, produced in partnership with Legal Talk Network, can also be found at lawtechnologynow.com. Under her direction, LTN magazine has won 47 awards for editorial excellence, from American Business Media, the American Bar Association, the American Society of Business Publications Editors, the Trade Association Business Publications International, and others. She has also been honored by the Associated Press and Sigma Delta Chi. A frequent speaker, Bay has been quoted in numerous newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times and Southwest Spirit magazine.
Previously based in San Francisco, Bay was senior editor of The Recorder newspaper and Counsel Connect online service. Long active in cyberspace, she helped The Late Show with David Letterman establish its first website on America Online. A member of the California bar, she lives in New York City and Lakeville, CT.
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Monica Bay, Editor-in-chief of Law Technology News, discusses this month’s cover story, True Grit. The story dives into the intricacies of how big law firms treat E-discovery, and the surprising gray area surrounding it. Be sure to watch the interview , hosted by Legal Talk Network producer, Kate Kenney.
Providers are now offering certification courses and tests for e-discovery workers. Critics charge that the programs target the most vulnerable members of the legal community, advocates say they are a step in the right direction to provide better education and standards. On the August edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay (editor of Law Technology News) discusses the controversy with attorneys Patrick Oot, of Washington, D.C.’s eDiscovery Institute, and Albert Barsocchini, a San Francisco-based e-discovery consultant.
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On this edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay chats with Mark Bisard, Vice President & Senior Counsel for the General Counsel’s Office at American Express, to discuss how corporations can effectively use social media to protect and promote their activities. Mark and Monica look at the importance of social media and how Mark’s company created a Twitter team, @AskAmex, that addresses consumer complaints, questions, and accolades.
On this edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes David Whelan, Manager of Legal Information at The Law Society of Upper Canada, to talk about “Rethink Open Source,” his article about document management in the April issue of Law Technology News. Later in the program, Monica talks with Tom O’Connor, director of the Gulf Coast Technology Center, about the Green Legal Matters Conference in New Orleans.
With so many layoffs and corporate restructuring, companies must be very careful not to blow their existing legal holds when employees leave and their work and computers are reassigned to others. Monica Bay, Editor-In-Chief of Law Technology News welcomes John J. Jablonski , partner with Goldberg Segalla LLP , to discuss how exiting personnel can compromise legal holds. Jablonski is the author of Law Technology News April cover story, E-DISCOVERY: Watch the Door.
In challenging economic times, IT leaders can implement “green” policies that help their organizations save money and keep their technology edge. Monica Bay, LawTechnologyNow host and Editor-in-Chief of Law Technology News, welcomes Tom Ranalli, technical services manager for Kirkland & Ellis, to offer concrete tips to help your firm decide when to “do it yourself” or outsource technology, how to negotiate with vendors and how to get your professionals to compute and travel “smart.”