Ediscovery can present ethical and malpractice pitfalls for attorneys, despite those who practice at the requisite level of technological competence. Evolving technologies create unique challenges, and bad things can happen to unwary attorneys who fail to recognize the ethical considerations in ediscovery.
Be aware of the traps, along with practical guidance for complying with ethical rules implicated by common ediscovery issues.
Join this webcast for the explanation of these items, and for examples of case law where attorneys did not meet their obligations and what impact that had on the case and/or attorney directly. Including obligations to:
- Be competent in ediscovery and technology based on the model rules.
- Reduce fees by leveraging technology when possible.
- Preserve ESI and Metadata.
- Protect confidentiality and issues surrounding inadvertent production of privileged information.