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Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007

Hon. Allan van Gestel joins faculty of "Electronic Discovery" seminar

To sign up for the following program, call Member Services at (617) 338-0530 or click here to view the CLE listings online.

Learn the practical, legal, procedural and evidentiary issues relating to electronic discovery and document management in Electronic Discovery: New Rules of Practice and Emerging Issues – What Litigators Should Know.

The highly experienced and popular CLE panelist, Hon. Allan van Gestel (ret.), recently joined the faculty of this seminar, which also includes four seasoned attorneys.

Electronic Discovery: New Rules of Practice and Emerging Issues – What Litigators Should Know
Course #: CLL07
Thursday, Feb. 8, 4-7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

Specific topics will include:

  • The new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the implications for litigators;
  • A litigator's perspective on the new rules and their application in both federal and state trial practice;
  • Document management and related technology (coding, OCR, software applications, Web-based hosting);
  • Electronic discovery, including computer forensics, retrieval of information from electronic systems, chain of custody issues, understanding and establishing audit trails in the use of electronic evidence, establishing electronic discovery protocols, spoliation, and other topics; and
  • A view from the bench.


Daniel K. Gelb, Esq., program chair and moderator
Gelb & Gelb LLP, Boston

Hon. Allan van Gestel (Ret.)
Suffolk Superior Court Business Litigation Session

Neil E. Aresty, Esq.
President and founder of Lextranet, Boston

Grace V. Bacon Garcia, Esq.
Morrison Mahoney LLP, Boston

Douglas Herman
Managing director of UHY Advisors FLVS eDiscovery Practice Group, New York and Boston

Sponsoring sections: Business Law, Civil Litigation, Young Lawyers


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