"Practical Advice for Developing an Effective Discovery Response Plan" The Preston DATG partners look forward to leading a succession of briefings designed to assist clients in negotiating the perils of electronic discovery with advice for developing actionable plans and tools for navigating through the new federal rules which go into effect December 1, 2006. Breakfast meetings are scheduled during the next four weeks in five locations: Spokane–October 24, Seattle–October 31, Orange… Continue Reading
Wednesday, November 1, 2006 Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Room 2AB Seattle, WA Martha Dawson is speaking at this upcoming Washington State Bar Association event on Ethical Issues in Electronic Discovery. Other speakers include representatives from PACCAR, Avista Corporation, and the University of Seattle School of Law. Visit www.wsbacle.org/seminars for more information.
Examine crucial discovery issues facing practitioners today. Martha Dawson, Program Committee Chair for this WSBA-sponsored CLE, will give an update on the ethical obligations in the complex world of e-discovery on Thursday, October 26, 2006, Seattle Hilton. Preston partners Helen Bergman Moure and Todd Nunn will moderate separate panels that will explore the ramifications of the new federal rules and… Continue Reading
Preston’s Martha Dawson will be a featured speaker at the upcoming In-House Paralegal SuperConference in Philadelphia on October 4-5, 2006. She will be emphasizing the importance of equiping yourself with the insight and knowledge necessary to implement effective strategies for quickly and efficiently complying with e-discovery requests. Click here for further conference details.
The Sedona Conference®, a nonprofit law and policy think-tank, will host their first educational event in Chicago on September 15 focusing on e-discovery and the new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The conference will be held on the Nortwestern University School of Law campus. Hon. Lee Rosenthal, U.S. District Court Judge, Southern District of Texas, will keynote… Continue Reading
Preston partner Helen Bergman Moure is a member of the faculty that will present at the timely half-day pre-conference workshop — "E-Discovery in Patent Litigation: New Rules, New Tools" — East Palo Alto, California. The pre-conference workshop is scheduled for September 27, 2006. The new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure covering retention and discovery of electronic evidence are expected to go into effect on… Continue Reading
This "Live, Interactive Teleconference with Q & A Session" is scheduled for Wednesday, July 26, 2006, from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Preston Gates partner Todd L. Nunn, will serve as a panelist serving practical strategies for reducing the risk associated with information management and preservation. For additional details on this conference sponsored by Strafford Publications, Inc., click here.
Preston Gates’ Helen Moure will be a panelist for this discussion forum scheduled from 12:15-1:15 PM on Tuesday, July 18, 2006, Rainier Square Conference Center, 1301 Fifth Avenue, Atrium Level 3 (between Fourth & Fifth and Union & University), Seattle, Washington. The session will feature The Honorable Ronald J. Hedges, United States Magistrate Judge, Newark, New… Continue Reading
Todd Nunn, Preston Gates partner, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Estrin LegalEd Paralegal SuperConference Minneapolis on September 14-15, 2006. The way in which e-discovery requests are handled can have a direct and profound impact on the outcome of litigation. This workshop will illustrate the importance of having a well-reasoned response plan that provides the… Continue Reading
May 22-24 in Chicago. Presented by Cohasset Associates, Inc. For more information, visit merconference.com.
Preston Gates partner Julie Anne Halter is scheduled to present at A Guide to Understanding the New Federal Rules, a CLE seminar hosted by the Defense Research Institute (DRI) on May 18-19, 2006, in Philadelphia. Her section of the program, titled “Beyond the Federal Rules,” will cover important electronic discovery issues not covered by the… Continue Reading
January 11, 2006 2-3:00pm EST An interactive conference call with three federal magistrate judges — Hon. Paul W. Grimm [D. Md], Hon. John M. Facciola [D. D.C.] and Hon. Ronald J. Hedges [D. N.J.]– moderated by Jonathan Redgrave and presented by Pike & Fisher.
New York, NY September 29-30, 2005 This senior level forum will go beyond the basics and will equip corporate counsel, knowledge managers and legal technology experts with the tools required to stay ahead of the E-Discovery game. Up to the minute case studies and presentations by a distinguished conference faculty will provide insight on how… Continue Reading
Best Practices for Corporate Counsel San Francisco Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf April 7-8, 2005 This senior-level forum will provide a legislative and strategic update on how to effectively manage electronic information. Corporate counsel will learn how to protect themselves against e-discovery claims before they spiral out of control. Up to the minute case studies and presentations… Continue Reading
April 19-20, 2005 Park Hyatt Hotel, Phladelphia Produced by American Conferences Similar to the Second Annual Advanced Forum on Document Retention & E-Discovery, this CLE is geared specifically to the pharmaceutical industry. Representatives from Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Pfizer, Wyeth and others will be on hand to share their perspectives. Download the conference flyer here.
March 15-16, 2005 Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel, San Francisco Produced by American Conferences Preston Gates’ Helen Moure will be co-presenting a session on Strategic Considerations for Document Storage and Retrieval with Robert E. Norton, Senior Counsel, Daimler-Chrysler Corporation This conference will focus on providing strategic guidance on creating document retention policies as well as tools… Continue Reading
Legal Tech New York is the world’s largest technology tradeshow and conference in the legal industry [7,500+ attendees.] January 31 – February 2, 2005. Hilton New York, New York City.
November 19, 2004, San Francisco December 17, 2004, New York City This bi-coastal program, developed through a joint effort between Preston Gates, Microsoft��and the Practising Law Institute (PLI,) is designed specifically for in-house counsel and other attorneys involved in advising organizations on electronic discovery and document retention issues. Backup tapes, evolving case law, computer forensics,… Continue Reading
December 9-10, 2004 Hyatt Regency San Francisco San Francisco, California Preston’s Martha Dawson will be participating as a panelist. The conference will focus on a number of key electronic discovery issues, including: Spoliation Disclosure and discovery of digital evidence Finding and collecting electronic information Effective records management Selecting an e-discovery vendor Updates on e-discovery law… Continue Reading
Best Practices for Corporate Counsel Park Central Hotel, New York City November 10-12, 2004 Key themes: Minimizing costs associated with e-discovery, best practices for managing and preserving electronic information, developing effective litigation response strategies, tips and traps for records management and litigation strategy. Presented by Marcus Evans.
October 15-16, 2004 Royal Palms Phoenix, Arizona Preston’s Helen Moure will be participating as a member of the Working Group.