E-Discovery and Technology Law

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Statement of Purpose

The goals of the E-Discovery and Technology Law Section are (1) to educate lawyers on the role and management of electronic information in the litigation process, and (2) to provide a forum for analysis of corporate, transactional and regulatory issues related to the internet and digital technologies.

The e-discovery focus includes examination of the lawyer’s legal and ethical obligations to the client, the court and the community, to understand the role of counsel to clients regarding the management of electronic information; to promote the use of and understanding of technology in the promotion of the just speedy and inexpensive resolution of disputes and to promote open and forthright information sharing, training and development of practical tools to facilitate cooperative, collaborative and transparent discovery in the litigation process.

The technology law focus seeks to identify and address legal and business issues affected by the implementation of emerging technologies and to facilitate the creation of legal infrastructures that protect and support electronic commerce.  The Section seeks to provide practical tools and guidance both for practitioners who regularly deal with e-discovery and technology law issues and for those who encounter them only occasionally.

Section Events, Meetings & Information

Officers

Chair James H.S. Levine
Pepper Hamilton LLP
Vice Chair Sara Beth A.R. Kohut
Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
Secretary/Treasurer Bruce W. McCullough
Bodell Bove, LLC

Schedule of Meetings and Events

The next Section quarterly meeting will be Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 12:00 noon at the offices of Pepper Hamilton LLP, 1313 N. Market Street, Suite 5100, Wilmington.  Lunch will be included.

Meeting Minutes and Reports

SECTION MEETING MINUTES

2018

September 5, 2018

April 24, 2018

January 17, 2018

2017

October 17, 2017

 July 27, 2017

May 5, 2017

April 12, 2017

February 15, 2017

2016

November 29, 2016

May 3, 2016

March 21, 2016

 

ANNUAL REPORTS

Annual Report 2014-2015

Annual Report 2015-2016

Annual Report 2016-2017

Annual Report 2017-2018

Links

Materials and Recommended Reading – from 11/9/16 CLE “The Panama Papers, Tom Brady, and The Good Wife, Oh My! Recent Developments in Data Security and E-Discovery

Exterro E-Discovery Case Law Library
“E-Discovery: It’s Like Déjà Vu All Over Again” – from July/August 2017 DSBA Bar Journal, p. 16-17

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