On The Paralegal Voice co-host Vicki Voisin welcome’s guests Ann L. Atkinson, ACP, NALA President, Michael Potters, CEO/Managing Partner of Glenmont Group, Inc. and Patrick Oot, co-founder of the Electronic Discovery Institute for a lively discussion about career opportunities for paralegals in the area of litigation support, particularly eDiscovery and technology.
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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Attorneys, litigation support professionals and IT teams have to keep up-to-date with trends and changes in the discovery realm to effectively and efficiently manage ESI for their clients and organizations. Listen to this special report and hear about Electronic Evidence and Discovery: What Every Lawyer Should Know Now co-authored by Attorneys Michele Lange and Kristin Nimsger from Kroll Ontrack. The book, on the American Bar Association’s best seller list, is everything law firms and corporate practitioners need to know for a successful discovery effort. Rick Anderson moderates the discussion with Michele Lange and Patrick Oot. Click here to order the second edition of the book.
In this edition of the ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack welcomes Patrick Oot, Senior Counsel & Director of Electronic Discovery for Verizon and Gina Day, Legal Consultant for Kroll Ontrack, to discuss the recent developments and impact of Federal Rule of Evidence 502 since its enactment. Included in this discussion is a look at effective strategies for controlling costs during privilege review. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis segment, Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent, Meridith Socha, will look at the discovery order issued in Kipperman v. Onex Corp.
Did you want to know how corporations can arm themselves with the knowledge and tools to be prepared for dealing with electronic discovery before litigation commences? In this edition of The ESI Report, host Michele Lange, Attorney and Director of Legal Technologies at Kroll Ontrack, opens the ESI Buzz with experts, Patrick Oot, Director of Electronic Discovery and Senior Litigation Counsel at Verizon in Washington and Chris Wall, Manager with Kroll Ontrack’s Legal Technologies Consulting Group, to discuss this exciting topic. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis segment, Gina Jytyla and Joni Shogren, Kroll Ontrack Staff Attorneys, focus on the facts surrounding Nursing Home Pension Fund v. Oracle Corp. Don’t miss it!