The Ethics of E Discovery

Course Demo. No credit provided in demo mode.


Credit Hours:
TN - Dual: 1.0 Credits
MS - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
AK - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
AZ - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
CA - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
CO - Ethics: 1.2 Credits
MT - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
ND - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
WV - Ethics: 1.2 Credits
PA - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
NJ - Ethics: 1.2 Credits
TX - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
NY - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
NV - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
VT - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
IL - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
IN - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
SC - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
UT - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
GA - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
NC - Professional Responsibility: 1.0 Credits
NH - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
FL - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
KY - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
WA - Ethics: 1.0 Credits

Running Time: 0 Hours, 60 Minutes
Faculty: Albert Barsocchini -

Course Description

Model Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1 provides that "(a) lawyer shall provide competent representation to a client. Competent representation requires the legal knowledge, skill, thoroughness and preparation reasonably necessary for the representation." Experienced Discovery Counsel Albert Barsocchini discusses the evolution of Ethical Rules to now embrace developments in the world of E-Discovery. For example, Best Practices, as discussed, include the duties to know e-discovery or find someone who does, to guard against destruction of potentially relevant data, to disclose relevant non-privileged information without producing privileged material, to manage the process as well as the client, to cooperate with adversaries to address e-discovery issues and to communicate and document. He discusses the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Model Rules of Professional Conduct and California Bar Rules which implicate Ethical Obligations and offers numerous recommendations on how to meet ethical obligations in the e-discovery process, the duty to supervise vendors, how to avoid conflicts, confidentiality challenges and discovery goals. This program is a fast-paced and comprehensive overview of e-discovery ethical rules and obligations, coupled with concrete, sage advice from one of the nation?s foremost experts in this subject.