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E-Discovery: Why Advocacy is More Important Now Than Ever

Events / Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Noon-1 p.m. EDT

Please join BakerHostetler and Georgetown Law CLE for this webinar on a key issue in e-discovery. Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were intended to reduce the costs, burdens and uncertainty of electronic discovery.

Webinar Details: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from Noon-1 p.m. EDT

But from sanctions to relevance to proportionality, there is evidence that a meaningful portion of bench and bar are unaware of the changes. This panel will cover advocacy strategies to address and head off this troubling trend.

Speakers:
  • Ted Jacobs, National Leader, BakerHostetler's E-Discovery Advocacy and Management team (EDAM)
  • Hon. Laurel Beeler, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Northern District of California

We have applied for CLE credit in the following states: California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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For questions, contact Alex Moss at 202.861.1784.

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