Expert to address how e-discovery competence can enhance career opportunities

Published: January 13th, 2014

Category: News

Baron_JasonUF Law students will have the opportunity to learn how becoming competent in e-discovery can enhance their career opportunities, from private practice to government work.

Jason Baron, of counsel with the Information Governance and E-Discovery Group at Drinker Biddle & Reat, LLP, Washington, D.C., will present “Enhancing Your Career Options: What Does it Mean to be Technologically Competent in E-Discovery?” Monday, Jan. 27, 1-3 p.m. in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center. The lecture, which is the second installment of the ICAIR E-Discovery Project Speaker Series, is free and open to the public.

In addition to discussing the benefits of maximizing e-discovery skills, Baron will discuss his long career in government service, including his experiences in e-discovery as litigation head of the National Archives, managing such projects as the government’s document production in tobacco cases and White House emails. He will also address his recent transition to private practice.

Students are also invited to attend a free lunch with Baron in the Faculty Dining Room before the lecture, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

More information about Baron can be found on the Drinker Biddle website.

The ICAIR E-Discovery Project Speakers Series brings distinguished e-discovery professionals to the University of Florida campus to speak on the latest trends in e-discovery and to meet with UF law students to discuss e-discovery career paths.