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Fall 2018 E-Discovery Distinguished Speaker: Professor Emeritus Jay Grenig

The UF Law E-Discovery Project’s Fall 2018 E-Discovery Distinguished Speaker is Professor Emeritus Jay Grenig of Marquette University. Professor Grenig will be speaking on “ARD Meets ESI” and the impact of electronically stored information on the arbitral and mediation processes. Professor Grenig’s presentation will be a livestream broadcast (and also streamed on the UF Law […]

The UF Law E-Discovery Project Goes to Southwest Florida!

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Legal Skills Professor William Hamilton will be presenting at the Southwest Florida Federal Court Bar Association’s program “E-Discovery Decoded: A Practical Workshop.” Hamilton will join U.S. Magistrate Judges Mac McCoy and Amanda Sansone, with attorneys Woody Pollock and Carlos Baradat on August 22nd in Ft. Myers, Florida. View the program’s introductory PowerPoint here.

5th Annual E-Discovery Conference on March 30

Rub shoulders with e-discovery’s best practitioners during the 5th Annual E-Discovery Conference. Mark your calendar and reserve the data for this year’s event, which will be held March 30 on the law school campus. The event will also be streamed live. For more information on the conference and to register visit the Annual Electronic Discovery Conference website.

E-Discovery CareerFest: Designing Your Legal Future

As a prelude to the its 5th Annual E-Discovery Conference, the University of Florida Levin College of Law is sponsoring its first E-Discovery CareerFest on March 29 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Holland 180 and the courtyard. Read more about CareerFest here.

Computer Basics for Lawyers Webinar March 8

UF Law E-Discovery Project Director Bill Hamilton and Advanced Discovery Senior E-Discovery Consultant Tom O’Connor teamed up on March 8 for a webinar discussion on computer basics for lawyers. The program gave lawyers an overview of basic network and computer operations. Click here to read more about this webinar.

Human Language Technology “Confab” Feb. 20

The University of Florida Levin College of Law partnered with the University of Florida Department of Computer & Information Science and Engineering and the UF Informatics Institute for an all-Florida meeting of Human Language Technology (HLT). Click here to read more about the confab.

Spring 2017 Distinguished Speakers: Professors Maura Grossman and Gordon Cormack on Feb. 20

Maura Grossman and Gordon Cormack presented on Feb. 20 at the University of Florida Levin College of Law as the E-Discovery Project’s spring Distinguished Speakers. Click here to read more about their presentation.

Trial Practice: Analyze This!

Read UF Law E-Discovery Executive Director William Hamilton’s article published in the American Bar Association’s “Litigation” here.

E-Discovery Training for 2017

E-discovery legal experts, including UF Law E-Discovery Executive Director William Hamilton, provided insight on what you need to know to expand your e-discovery skill set and how you can get involved in e-discovery groups. Watch the webinar here.

David Horrigan “Deflate Gate” Lecture Nov. 21

David Horrigan graduated from UF Law in 1999 and is now the E-Discovery Counsel and Legal Content Director at kCura, an e-discovery software platform developer. Mr. Horrigan’s lecture discussed e-discovery sanctions, spoliation and “deflate gate.” Click here to read more about his lecture.

E-Discovery Executive Director Bill Hamilton on the Florida Supreme Court’s New Court Directive

On Nov. 15, UF Law E-Discovery Project Executive Director William Hamilton and retired circuit court judge, Ralph Artigliere, presented a webinar on the Florida Supreme Court’s court directive on the pre-litigation duty to preserve evidence. Click here to view the webinar.

Canaan Himmelbaum E-Discovery Lecture Nov. 14

Canaan Himmelbaum spoke about e-discovery’s increasing importance in law today. Mr. Himmelbaum is based in New York City and is the vice president of business development at Advanced Discovery. Click here to read more about his presentation.

UF E-Discovery Project Florida Bar Journal Article Cited

The Honorable Meenu Sasser, Florida Circuit Court Judge, Palm Beach County, recently issued a sanctions Order citing the November 2016 Florida Bar Journal’s lead article “League of Women Voters of Fla. v. Detzner: The Florida Supreme Court’s Hidden Pre-Litigation E-Discovery Preservation Mandate” co-authored by the UF E-Discovery Executive Director William Hamilton.
Read Judge Sasser’s Order here.

Fall 2016 Distinguished E-Discovery Speaker Professor Steven Gensler

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The Fall 2016 Distinguished E-Discovery Speaker was Professor Steven Gensler from Oklahoma University College of Law. Professor Gensler’s topic is “How E-Discovery Brought All Discovery Back to Its Senses.” Professor Gensler’s presentation took place at 1 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2016, in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom (HOL 180). View the webcast.

Computer Scientist explains Information Retrieval Basics in Electronic Discovery

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Professor Douglas W. Oard, an e-discovery expert, discussed the future of information retrieval in electronic discovery.

Oard, of the University of Maryland College of Information Studies and the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, visited the UF Law e-discovery class Sept. 12 in Holland 270. The talk was open to all UF students, faculty and staff.

Oard has played an important role in bringing advanced information retrieval practices into electronic discovery. His contribution is memorialized in the hit documentary “The Decade of Discovery.”

4TH ANNUAL E-DISCOVERY CONFERENCE

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The 2016 Conference focused on “Curing Your Data Demons with Simple and Handy Analytical Tools” featured our faculty of national experts and, as always, live software demonstrations that will elevate legal practice. Craig Ball kicked off the conference speaking on the nine basic e-discovery skills every attorney must have. The conference also featured a judicial […]

Law Enforcement Access to Your Data: Cellphone, Computers, the Internet and the Fourth Amendment

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Distinguished Speaker Series featuring the Honorable James C. Francis: “Law Enforcement Access to Your Data: Cellphone, Computers, the Internet and the Fourth Amendment” 

United States Magistrate Judge James C. Francis IV was E-Discovery’s Distinguished Speaker for fall 2015. Magistrate Judge Francis’ presentation was held at the Chesterfield Smith Honorary Classroom on the law school campus.

 

3rd Annual Electronic Discovery Conference–Watch The Recording!

The 3rd Annual Electronic Discovery Conference was a huge success with nearly 500 engaged on campus and online registrants and 20 national experts! The Conference focused its attention this year on litigation involving social media, the cloud, and mobile devices. Data from a multitude of social platforms and mobile devices capture our movements, our moods, and the everyday moments […]

Information Retrieval for E-Discovery

Douglas W. Oard made a presentation titled Information Retrieval for E-Discovery to the University of Florida Computer Science Department on January 20, 2015.

Technology and E-Discovery Competence: Enhancing Your Career Options

On Oct. 6, 2014, Washington D.C. Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola gave the presentation, “Technology and E-Discovery Competence: Enhancing Your Career Options” at UF Law. Get details and watch the presentation here.

Enhancing Your Career Options: What Does it Mean to be Technologically Competent in E-Discovery?

Jason Baron of Drinker Biddle gave a presentation titled Enhancing Your Career Options: What Does it Mean to be Technologically Competent in E-Discovery? at UF Law on January 27th, 2014. You can view the video recording here.

Spoiled & Deluded: The Shakespearean Tragedy That IS E-Discovery

On October 10, 2013, Craig Ball gave a presentation titled Spoiled & Deluded: The Shakespearean Tragedy That IS E-Discovery at UF Law. You can view the video recording here.