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ESI Report

ESI Report is the leading source for e-discovery trends and developments. Each month, Kroll Ontrack’s Thought and Leadership Director Michele Lange interviews e-discovery experts on recent rulings, developments within the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and more. The goal of the show is to expose legal professionals to the most important e-discovery trends and industry changes.

Mar 26, 2010
Efficient Document Review, Advanced Technologies & Intentional Destruction

In this edition of the ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack, welcomes Donald Ramsay, Of Counsel with Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP and Rhea Frederick, Senior Legal Consultant with Kroll Ontrack, to discuss how to successfully tackle document review projects in order to increase cost-effectiveness and...

Mar 24, 2010
The ESI Report Special Edition : What Lawyers Should Know for Successful Discovery

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...

Mar 2, 2010
Trial Teams, Technology & Preservation Troubles

In this edition of the ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack, welcomes Doug Cohen, Senior Director of Business Development for Kroll Ontrack/TrialGraphix and Dr. Dan Wolfe, Director of Jury Consulting for Kroll Ontrack/TrialGraphix, to address the challenges faced by legal teams spurred by the increasing...

Jan 22, 2010
2009 Year in Review, Upcoming Trends for 2010 & Contempt Sanctions

Curious to know what e-discovery developments occurred in 2009? In this edition of the ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack, welcomes Andrea Marshall, Legal Consultant with Kroll Ontrack and Tracey Stretton, Legal Consultant for Kroll Ontrack in the UK office, to discuss hot topics and...

Dec 21, 2009
Third Annual ESI Trends Report, ESI Management & Workplace Privilege

In this edition of the ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack, welcomes Jason Straight, Senior Managing Director for the Computer Forensics and ESI Consulting Group at Kroll Ontrack and Rob Jones, Legal Consultant for Kroll Ontrack in the UK office, to discuss the results and...

Nov 23, 2009
The Economy’s Impact on In-House Counsel & Metadata as a Public Record

What effect has the economy had on in-house counsel’s role, specifically with regard to managing electronically stored information? In this edition of the ESI Report, Kelly Kubacki, Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent fills in for Gina Jytyla and welcomes Everett Upshaw, Senior Litigation Counsel with Nokia and Lisa Spinelli, Legal Consultant for Kroll Ontrack, to discuss...

Oct 22, 2009
Electronic Search and Seizure, Fourth Amendment & Inadvertent Production

In this edition of the ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack, welcomes Joe DeMarco, Partner with DeVore & DeMarco LLP and Jason Paroff, Senior Director of Computer Forensics Operations at Kroll Ontrack to discuss a recent case from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, United...

Oct 12, 2009
State Rulemaking Activity, E-Discovery Tips & Production in Texas

In this edition of the ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack, welcomes Linda Sharp, Senior Legal Consultant, Jonathan Sachs, Client Relationship Manager, and Andrea Marshall, Legal Consultant from Kroll Ontrack, to discuss state rulemaking activity since the enactment of the 2006 amendments to the Federal...

Sep 14, 2009
Safeguarding Sensitive Information, Data Breaches & Preservation Issues

In this edition of the ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack, welcomes Alan Brill, Senior Managing Director for Kroll Ontrack’s Information Security Services, and Steve Baird, Managing Director for Kroll Ontrack’s Information Security, Computer Forensics and ESI Consulting Group, to discuss pressing information security concerns....

Jul 10, 2009
Federal Rule of Evidence 502, Privilege Review Strategies & Textbook Discovery Abuse

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...

Jun 22, 2009
Legal, Economic, and Pragmatic Considerations in Cross-Border E-Discovery

Want to know more about  cross-border e-discovery in the current economy? In this edition of the ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack welcomes e-discovery experts, Tracey Stretton, Legal Consultant with Kroll Ontrack’s UK office and Mark Surguy, a UK solicitor at Pinsent Masons LLP specializing...

May 12, 2009
Jury Expectations, Courtroom Impact & Personal E-Mail in the Workplace

What kind of impact has a weakened economy had on jury profiling and juror deliberations? In this edition of the ESI Report, host Michele Lange, Attorney and Director of Legal Technologies at Kroll Ontrack welcomes Dr. Laurie Kuslansky, Senior Jury Consultant for TrialGraphix/Kroll Ontrack and Fred Whitmer, partner at Kilpatrick Stockton, to discuss current juror...

Apr 27, 2009
Crossing the E-Discovery Border, Production Format Issues & Attorney Sanctions

In this edition of the ESI Report, Kroll Ontrack Managing Staff Attorney Gina Jytyla welcomes Tim Morgner, President of Complete Systems Integration and Rich Kessler, Managing Consultant in Kroll Ontrack’s ESI Consulting Group, to discuss how to best bridge the communication gap that can exist between Legal and IT and how these two departments can...

Mar 25, 2009
Persuasive Presentation Technology, Jury Consulting Services & Costly Discovery

Want to know more about jury consulting and presentation technology?  In this edition of the ESI Report, Gina Jytyla, Kroll Ontrack Managing Staff Attorney, kicks the ESI Buzz off with special guests Tessa Eckholm, Design Director for TrialGraphix and Leslie Ellis, Jury Consultant for TrialGraphix, to discuss why presentation technology is a persuasive part of...

Feb 10, 2009
The Globalization of E-Discovery – Live From LegalTech NY

In this special edition of The ESI Report live from LegalTech New York,  Joni Shogren, Staff Attorney at Kroll Ontrack and ESI Report special correspondent, will speak with the panel members from one of LegalTech’s educational programs titled, “Multilingual Madness: Globalization is Colliding with the Complexity of E-Discovery,” This program was one of the most...

Jan 23, 2009
2008 Year in Review, Production Format & ESI Cooperation

Want to know what went on in the world of e-discovery in 2008? Would you like a peek into what’s new on the horizon? In this edition of The ESI Report, Gina Jytyla, Kroll Ontrack Managing Staff Attorney, opens the ESI Buzz with special guests Andrea Marshall, legal consultant for Kroll Ontrack and Attorney Todd...

Dec 1, 2008
Document Review, Protective Orders & Production Requests

Did you ever wonder what goes into reviewing vast amounts of discoverable electronically stored information? 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, Joe White, a System Engineer for Kroll Ontrack and Kara Kirkeby, Manager of Document Review...

Oct 14, 2008
What’s Important to In-House Counsel: Part 2

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...

Sep 16, 2008
Healthcare, Data Security & Preservation Inadequacies

Hospitals and healthcare facilities routinely collect sensitive patient information that if stolen could lead to damaging personal consequences. In this edition of The ESI Report, host Michele Lange, Attorney and Director of Legal Technologies at Kroll Ontrack, opens the Buzz with experts, Brian Lapidus, Chief Operating Officer in Kroll’s Fraud Solutions division and Alan Brill,...

Jul 28, 2008
Keyword Clues, International Forensics & Waiver of Privilege

This edition of The ESI Report, features a member of the federal judiciary and an international computer forensics expert, along with recent e-discovery case law. In the Buzz, Chief Magistrate Judge Paul W. Grimm discusses adequate keyword searches, inadvertent waivers of privilege and Victor Stanley v. Creative Pipe with Special Correspondent Gina Jytyla, Kroll Ontrack...

Jun 18, 2008
Data Privacy, Multilingual Discovery & Text Messages

Want to know more about data privacy and protection in cross border litigation? In this edition of The ESI Report, host Michele Lange, Attorney and Director of Legal Technologies at Kroll Ontrack, opens the Buzz with experts, Tracey Stretton, Legal Consultant with Kroll Ontrack’s UK office and Mark Surguy, a UK solicitor specializing in large...

Mar 25, 2008
What’s Important to In-House Counsel: Part I

In this edition of The ESI Report, host Michele Lange, Attorney and Director of Legal Technologies at Kroll Ontrack, jumpstarts the Buzz with Karen Andersen, a technical consultant in Kroll Ontrack’s ESI Consulting Group, as they discuss common IT issues facing in-house counsel. In the Bits & Bytes segment, Kelly Kubacki, Kroll Ontrack’s Legal Correspondent,...

Jan 4, 2008
ESI Year in Review, Sanctions and E-mail Analysis Tools

The 2006 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure amendments have had a huge impact over the past year. On this edition of The ESI Report, host Michele Lange, Attorney and Director of Legal Technologies at Kroll Ontrack, kicks off the Buzz with expert, Jonathan Redgrave, partner at Redgrave Daley Ragan and Wagner in Washington D.C., to...

Nov 30, 2007
Law Schools Teaching ESI, White House E-mail Scandals, and Trial Consultants

On this edition of The ESI Report, host Michele Lange, Attorney and Director of Legal Technologies at Kroll Ontrack, starts off the show by getting the Buzz from William Hamilton, a partner at Holland and Knight and adjunct professor at the University of Florida. Professor Hamilton is joined by students, Matt Detzel and Adam Losey,...

Nov 5, 2007
Blooks, Discovery Misconduct & Case Portals

Lawyers who want a primer on e-discovery will want to hear this edition of The ESI Report as host Michele Lange, Attorney and Director of Legal Technologies at Kroll Ontrack, gets the Buzz from attorney Ralph Losey. Mr. Losey wrote one of the first legal blooks, titled E-Discovery: Current Trends and Cases, published by the...

Oct 4, 2007
Electronic Evidence from Preservation to Trial Presentation

In this edition of the ESI Report, host and attorney Michele Lange, from Kroll Ontrack explores electronic evidence issues from preservation through trial presentation. Data downgrading is the focus of a Spotlight segment with very special guest, U.S. Magistrate Judge James Francis. In our Bits and Bytes Legal Analysis Michele explores the discovery sanctions issued...

Aug 24, 2007
State Rule Update and Corporate Litigation Readiness

Trying to tackle the complexities of managing electronically stored information and preparing for litigation? Join ESI Report host and Attorney Michele Lange with special guest, Jeff Joyce, VP of Ontrack Consulting for a Spotlight discussion of important ESI issues facing today’s corporations. You’ll also hear Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent Kelly Kubacki report on a recent...

Aug 13, 2007
Searching, Sedona & Spying on ”RAM”

Welcome to the first edition of The ESI Report with host Michele Lange, Attorney and Director, Legal Technologies at Kroll Ontrack. In this show, The Spotlight is on advanced e-discovery search technologies with guest Dave Chaplin, VP of Engenium Search. Ken Withers, Director, Judicial Education and Content at The Sedona Conference joins Michele for The...

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