SEMINAR AGENDA


LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR SERIES:

 

Course VIII

" KEY FORENSIC ISSUES IN ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY, DATA SECURITY,
& OTHER COMPUTER DOCUMENT ISSUES OF CONCERN TO LAWYERS"

 

Seminar Sponsor:
Technology 4 Attorneys, LLC

 

APPROVALS

** Approved for 6.0 Hrs CLE Credits (including 1.0 Hr Ethics) by Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners**

**Approved for 5.0 Hrs CLE Credits (including 1.0 Hr Ethics) by Idaho State Bar**

**Approved for 5.0 Hrs CLE Credits (including 1.0 Hr Ethics) by Washington State Bar**
**Approved for 5.0 Hrs General CLE Credits (including 1.0 Hr Ethics) by Oregon State Bar**

 

FACULTY

 

Kenneth O. Kreis, J.D., a former Assistant Attorney General, State of Illinois, and a former Assistant District Attorney, 47th Judicial District, State of Texas, has also engaged in the private practice of law in Idaho for more than 20 years, and is now the President and CEO of Technology 4 Attorneys, LLC.  He has undertaken specific training and research into web page design issues, html coding, computer hardware, and software issues. Currently, he is developing a prototype law firm web page, a wireless mobile law office for frequent traveler or trial attorneys, and a simple, yet technologically advanced law office, to all be linked to incorporate many of the ideas presented at our seminars. He has lectured at over 90 approved CLE seminars in 10 different states to date on law related technology topics.


AGENDA TIMELINE: 5.0 CLE CREDIT HOURS (1.0 Hour of Ethics)

 

8:30 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Section I: Key Forensic Issues in Electronic Discovery

A. Important forensic issues applicable to electronic documents
1) Determining the true originator / author of electronic documents
2) Recovery of lost or deleted data: helping or hurting your case?

3) Case examples highlighting investigative techniques utilized
4) Other issues: access, knowledge, hiring the right expert

 

10:00 am - 10:30 am
Section II: Case Law Update on Electronic Discovery Issues

A. Focusing on email
B. Discovery & document storage

C. Discovery sanctions & costs

D. The lawyer's burden

 

10:30 am - 10:45 am MORNING BREAK

 

10:45 am - 11:45 am
Section III: Securing Client Documents: The Increasing Risks for Lawyers

A. Laptop security issues
B. Identity theft
C. Evolving scams
D. Viruses, rootkits, zero day attacks, etc,etc
E. Accessing your data in public places
F. Hacking: computers, not coughs

 

11:45 am - 1:00 pm LUNCH (on your own)

 

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Section IV: Simplify Your Life: Ways to Reduce Computer Document Malpractice Risks

A. A "day in the life" approach to handling electronic documents
B. Simplifying client messaging
C. Storing & protecting client data

D. Controlling & protecting email
E. Communicating electronically with lawyers, clients, and the courts

 

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm BREAK

 

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Section V: Electronic Ethics

A. Update on email ethics issues

B. Update on discovery ethics issues

C. Other matters of ethical concern