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Ethics in Discovery Practice (teleseminar)
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This program will provide you with a real-world guide to substantial issues ethical issues that arise in discovery practice.

When: 02/26/2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: United States
Contact: (404) 521-0781

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ETHICS IN DISCOVERY PRACTICE, 1 CLE hour, including 1 Ethics hour

This program will discuss ethical issues arising in discovery practice.  The program will cover ethical issues that arise in reviewing and processing boxes full of documents, whether manually, with the aid of software, or by using an outside vendor, and in depositions.  The program will cover the disclosure of inadvertently released privileged documents and their handling.  It will also discuss crucial steps to preserving the attorney-client privilege when working with outside vendors, transferring documents electronically, or using paralegals for discovery.  The program will also review the duty of candor before tribunals and how to handle dishonest clients.  This program will provide you with a real-world guide to substantial issues ethical issues that arise in discovery practice.  

Duty of candor to the tribunal during discovery
Ethical issues when you learn that a client is dishonest
Inadvertent disclosure privileged documents and their handling
Ethics in depositions – conferring with witnesses, using video depositions and more
Ethical issues in widespread data mining of discovery documents 
Issues involving metadata in electronic files – documents, email, text messages
Attorney-client privilege and security issues of working with outside e-discovery vendors
Ethics and social media discovery
Spoliation of evidence issues 

Elizabeth Treubert Simon is an ethics attorney in the Washington, D.C. office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, where she advises on a wide range of ethics and compliance-related matters to support Akin Gump’s offices worldwide.  Previously, she practiced law in Washington DC and New York, focusing on business and commercial litigation and providing counsel to clients regarding professional ethics and attorney disciplinary procedures.  She is a member of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Discipline and the District of Columbia Legal Ethics Committee.  She writes and speaks extensively on attorney ethics issues.   She received her B.A. and M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from Albany Law School.

Matthew Corbin is Senior Vice President and Executive Director in the Professional Services Group of AON Risk Services, where he consults with the company’s law firm clients on professional responsibility and liability issues.  Before joining AON, he was a partner with Lathrop & Gage, LLP, where he was a trial and appellate lawyer handling professional liability, commercial, business tort, employment, construction, insurance, and regulatory matters. Before entering private practice, he served as a judicial clerk to Judge Mary Briscoe of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.  Mr. Corbin earned his B.A. from the University of Kansas and his J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law.


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