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Ethics in Discovery Practice: Teleseminar
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 Export to Your Calendar 5/19/2017
When: Friday, May 19, 2017
Dial-in: 12:45 PM | Program: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Teleseminar: WebCredenza


Online registration is available until: 5/17/2017
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CLE CREDITS:  1.0 ethics

Brought to you in partnership with WebCredenza
These telephone seminars are presented by national speakers who are experts in their areas of practice often ABA Section chairs, authors of books in their areas of practice, and heads of practice groups.

This program will discuss ethical issues arising in discovery practice. The program will cover ethical issues that arise in reviewing and processing boxes full of documents, whether manually, with the aid of software, or by using an outside vendor, and in depositions. The program will cover the disclosure of inadvertently released privileged documents and their handling.  It will also discuss crucial steps to preserving the attorney-client privilege when working with outside vendors, transferring documents electronically, or using paralegals for discovery. The program will also review the duty of candor before tribunals and how to handle dishonest clients. This program will provide you with a real-world guide to substantial issues ethical issues that arise in discovery practice. 

  • Duty of candor to the tribunal during discovery
  • Ethical issues when you learn that a client is dishonest
  • Inadvertent disclosure privileged documents and their handling
  • Ethics in depositions – conferring with witnesses, using video depositions and more
  • Ethical issues in widespread data mining of discovery documents
  • Issues involving metadata in electronic files – documents, email, text messages
  • Attorney-client privilege and security issues of working with outside e-discovery vendors
  • Ethics and social media discovery
  • Spoliation of evidence issues

FACULTY
Elizabeth Treubert Simon, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP – Washington, D.C.
Matthew Corbin,
AON Risk Services – Kansas City

REGISTRATION FEES
MSBA Standard Member: $69
Non-Members: $99
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HOW IT WORKS
Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation from the MSBA containing a toll-free telephone number to call on the day of the seminar.

PROGRAM MATERIALS
Prior to the seminar or on the morning of the seminar, you will receive an email with a .pdf containing the materials for the program to download to your desktop or mobile device.

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  • Members: If you are a member of the MSBA, please sign in to receive the member rate.
  • Non-Members & Non-Attorneys: If you have attended any MSBA event in the past, you have an account with us. If you do not know your username or password, please call the MSBA. We will provide you with login credentials so you can register online.
  • If you have never attended an MSBA event: Please call the MSBA or mail or fax this registration form to register.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Full refunds will be given to those who cancel by 4:30 p.m., 5 working days prior to the program. Registrants who cancel after this deadline but prior to the program date will be charged an administrative fee of $15 per credit hour. A link to download and print the materials will be sent to those who fail to cancel in advance.

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