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The UF Law E-Discovery Project is Featured at LegalTech!

Executive Director, Professor William Hamilton, will be speaking at LegalTech, the industry’s premier trade show, on “From AI to e-Discovery: Innovation in Legal and Technology Education” with a distinguished panel of industry and academic experts. Professor Hamilton’s panel presentation is at 1:15 on Wednesday, January 31st.

UF Law E-Discovery Project Heads to Tampa

Join Bill Hamilton for his presentation to the Hillsborough Bar Association on December 4, 2017. Professor Hamilton will be speaking on
“E-Discovery in the Trenches for the Employment Lawyer: How to determine what ESI you’re looking for, where to find it, when to preserve it, and how to limit it.”

Professor Hamilton’s presentation slides are attached here.

E-Discovery Project Executive Director William Hamilton to Speak at RelativityFest

E-Discovery Project Executive Director William Hamilton heads to Chicago this month for much heralded e-discovery conference RelativityFest.

UF Law E-Discovery Project Courses and Programs Lauded by Social Evidence Blog

UF Law E-Discovery project was lauded for its electronic discovery courses and programs by Social Evidence blog.

Read the blog post here.

E-Discovery Courses and Program Recently Featured in The Florida Bar News

The University of Florida Levin College of Law E-Discovery courses and program were recently featured in The Florida Bar News article by Christine Bilbrey of the Bar’s Practice Resource Institute (PRI)

Read the article here.

Project’s Executive Director’s popular PRI podcast with Christine Bilbrey on e-Discovery is also available here.

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

Flyer for the event

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.

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.

Trial Practice: Analyze This!

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

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.”