Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

Avansic offers a variety of CLEs and presentations designed for both introductory and advanced audiences, as well as webinars - call us at (888) 808-0337 to schedule either an in-person presentation or a webinar for your group.

Electronically Stored Information: Digital Forensics and E-Discovery (intro)
  • 1 hour lecture with PowerPoint slides and demonstration
  • This presentation provides an overview of e-discovery, ESI processing, and digital forensics in the modern legal landscape. It includes a discussion of the common problems and challenges in e-discovery as well as the rules that govern the user of electronic information in court. This presentation also includes detailed sections on early planning and strategy, data preservation, processing, review and analysis, and production. Attendees will understand the need for a repeatable, defensible process, the importance of litigation planning, and the necessity to balance budgets and client expectations during e-discovery.
Cost Effective E-Discovery Strategies (intro)
  • 1 hour lecture with PowerPoint slides and demonstration
  • This presentation provides several perspectives on the use of forensics and analytics in e-discovery. The speaker discusses novel approaches to using IT, forensics and legal resources to greatly reduce the cost and increase the accuracy of an e-discovery project. Practical applications and recommendations are highlighted.
Putting Together Your E-Discovery Team (intro)
  • 1 hour lecture with PowerPoint slides and demonstration
  • This presentation discusses what to do once you have a processed data set and how to arrive at a useful result for litigation and your client. Emphasis is placed on knowing the goal for reviewing a data set, strategies to employ from the beginning of a project to ensure success, and organizing workflow based on reviewer skillsets.
Electronically Stored Information: Focus on Data Processing and Metadata (intermediate)
  • 1 hour lecture with PowerPoint slides and demonstration
  • This presentation specifically discusses the processing stage of electronically stored information. The presenter details the advantages and disadvantages of the currently available tools in relation to the specific information being processed, as well as their relative cost. The various file types for review and production are discussed, as well as an appropriate processing and production plan. A business approach to the management of the processing procedure will also be outlined.
Electronically Stored Information: Focus on Data Preservation (intermediate)
  • 2 hour lecture with PowerPoint slides and demonstration
  • This presentation specifically discusses the preservation stage of e-discovery. The presenter details the preservation and collection issues related to digital evidence, particularly in relation to the courtís expectation and past acceptance of such information. The presenter will cover the current case law relating to data preservation in advance of electronic discovery projects.
Focus on the Ethics of ESI (intermediate)
  • 1 hour lecture with PowerPoint slides and demonstration
  • This presentation will discuss the ethics issues that arise during e-discovery. There will be a discussion of the particular ethical issues encountered at each step of ESI processing including preservation, processing, and review; this includes the duty to preserve, ethical issues involving metadata, de-duplication, and the ethical use of technology to reduce review time. The presenter will also discuss the issues of licensing that have arisen within the e-discovery field. The presentation will conclude with a discussion of the ethical use of technology, including search terms and technology assisted review.
Electronically Stored Information: Focus on Review and Production Strategy (advanced)
  • 1 hour lecture with PowerPoint slides and demonstration
  • This presentation specifically discusses the processing stage of electronically stored information. The presenter details the advantages and disadvantages of the currently available tools in relation to the specific information being processed, as well as their relative cost. The various file types for review and production and discussed, as well as an appropriate processing and production plan. A business approach to the management of the processing procedure will also be outlined.