eDiscovery for Beginners

1.0 CLE

In this seminar we will discuss the basics of e-Discovery. It’s a hot topic and everyone wants you to know about it and know how to do it, even if you don’t actually “have” to do it as part of your job. You might be surprised how much e-discovery is happening around you all day every day even outside of the office.

The problem is, most e-discovery seminars assume that you already know a little bit about e-discovery and skip over the basics, or they teach you a little bit about e-discovery but the real focus is on selling you their e-discovery system. In this beginners level seminar we will talk about the differences between discovery and e-discovery, how e-discovery works, why it’s an issue and how it impacts paralegals. We will learn about where ESI is found (if you don’t know what ESI is, you need to take this seminar NOW!), who has it and who is responsible for it. We will talk about all kinds of e-discovery terminology… metadata, native formats, hash values, de-NISTing, meet and confers, some best practices and more.

Your Instructor


Linda has been a paralegal since 1997 and currently works as a litigation paralegal in the Risk Management department at Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. She previously worked at Arnstein & Lehr from 2010 through 2015 and prior to that at Zarco & Pardo, which later became Pardo & Gainsburg, where she worked from August 1997 through October 2010. Linda specializes in products liability, wrongful death and medical malpractice defense.

Continuing Legal Education Credits (CLE)

NALA: This seminar is approved by the Certifying Board of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) for one (1) hour of continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP or CLA credential.

FRP: As approved by NALA, this seminar meets the requirements under Rule 20-6.1 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar for one (1) hour of continuing legal education credit required to maintain the FRP credential.

Instructions for posting credits from this program with NALA and The Florida Bar will be included in your materials

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