Sanctions, Malpractice, Waiver: Looming eDiscovery Risks and How to Avoid Them

December 1, 2015 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST | Sponsored by Logikcull

As information proliferates, technology becomes more complex, and the legal landscape evolves, lawyers and practitioners face ever growing eDiscovery risk. Those include:

  • Spoliation sanctions
  • Privilege waiver
  • Malpractice
  • Runaway discovery costs

Learn how to protect your practice, your clients, your reputation and your career. In this webcast, we give recent examples of how courts punished parties for discovery failures, and show how thoughtful practitioners can avoid looming danger.


Managed Services – A Discussion of the Latest Development in eDiscovery Best Practices

December 3, 2015 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST | Sponsored by Stroz Friedberg

The goal of this discussion is to guide our colleagues, enterprise and law firm, through the challenges of managing the costs of litigation all while staying on top of the risks inherent in today’s connected business. During this one-hour discussion, we will address the following topics:

  • Current state of the eDiscovery practice
  • Framing the problem
  • Propose Managed Services as a Solution
  • Define Managed Services
  • Types of Managed Services Offerings
  • Must Have Elements for a Managed Services Offering
  • Best Practices for Selecting a Managed Services Provider

Please join Rebecca Lorance, senior litigation counsel at Dell, Inc., Tom Barnett, special counsel at Paul Hastings, and Hope Swancy-Haslam of Stroz Friedberg as we discuss these realities and how a managed services workflow could solve these problems.


TAR 3.0 and Training of Predictive Coding Systems

December 10, 2015 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST | Sponsored by Hot Neuron LLC

Success with predictive coding depends critically on the training methodology chosen and the associated workflow.  Choosing the wrong approach for the circumstances can significantly increase the amount of document review required and delay finding the documents that might lead to a settlement.  This webinar will discuss:

  • How a computer learns from training documents.
  • Pros and cons of random, judgmental, and active learning.
  • Control Sets:  What they are, whether to use them, and avoiding mistakes.
  • Workflows: Comparison of TAR 1.0, 2.0, and the new TAR 3.0 method (not to be confused with Ralph Losey’s Predictive Coding 3.0).


The End of The Year Webinar – Leading eDiscovery Experts Reflect on 2015 and Look Forward to 2016

December 17, 2015 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST | Sponsored by ZyLab

Over the past year eDiscovery has changed in some surprising and important ways indicating yet more interesting changes to come. ACEDS and ZyLAB are very pleased to present the observations and key predications from six great minds and undisputed experts in the eDiscovery field.

In this joint ZyLAB – ACEDS “End of The Year Webinar” Craig Ball, George Socha, Bill Speros, Chris Dale, and Johannes Scholtes will share their reflections on 2015 and their expectations for 2016. Moderator Mary Mack will question their observations and encourage the speakers to comment on each other, guaranteeing a fun, lively and dynamic webinar.



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