EDRM at Bolch Judicial Institute, Duke Law is partnering with Knovos to produce and provide a series of occasional podcasts that will share tips on eDiscovery and information management best practices. We will present interviews with subject matter experts and litigation support professionals. The podcast series consists of interviews conducted by Bradley Schaffel, CEDS, Manager of eDiscovery and Litigation Support of Sullivan & Crowell, LLP, and Joe Bartolo, J.D., Director of Information Governance and Risk Solutions, of Knovos. The interview subjects express their views and opinions on various matters related to the legal profession’s use of technology to assist in fulfilling information management and compliance obligations. A primary goal of the podcast is to provide useful reference information to those interested in information governance and litigation support, and to call attention to resources available via the EDRM website.
Podcast 1(click here)
The first podcast is a general discussion about the landscape of ediscovery and a teaser into future discussions. Get to know our hosts and what you can look forward to in future podcasts. Interview recorded on May 29, 2018.
Podcast 2(click here)
Brad and Joe interview Scott Cohen, Managing Director of Information Governance and eDiscovery Client Services for Winston & Strawn. In this insightful conversation, Scott shares his views on the issues facing the eDiscovery and litigation support industry. Scott offers insights on education, training, and what he thinks we can do to improve our efforts in meeting information management challenges. Comments and feedback are encouraged from our listeners and we intend for these recorded discussions to serve as resource of useful reference information to those interested in managing electronically stored information throughout the various stages of the EDRM schema. Interview recorded on September 28, 2018.
Podcast 3(click here)
This interview of Cat Casey, eDiscovery and Practice Technology at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, is part 3 of the continuing EDRM podcast series. Cat discusses thoughts on challenges posed by new sources of data created by the internet of things, as well as comments regarding data privacy concerns. Interview recorded on November 12, 2018.
Podcast 4(click here)
An interview with George Socha, Managing Director in BDO’s Technology and Business Transformation Services practice, and co-Founder of the EDRM organization. Listen to renowned eDiscovery expert George Socha’s advice regarding the use of technology to help tell the story in each specific litigation. Additionally, the co-Founder of the EDRM shares his thoughts regarding the continuing relevance of the EDRM diagram. Interview recorded on December 14, 2018.
Podcast 5(click here)
An interview with John L. Kapp, Manager of Practice Support and eDiscovery for Shearman & Sterling, LLP. Subject matter expert John L. Kapp, has appeared on panels in both the U.S. and EU, discussing topics ranging from informtion governance, data privacy and eDiscovery. During this podcast session John provides his impressions regarding the use of technology assisted review and other areas where technology is having an impact on the substantive practice of law. John also offers his input and tips regarding sources of educational information which he feels are valuable resources to industry professionals. The Interview was recorded on March 12, 2019.
Podcast 6(click here)
An interview with Greg Buckles, Founder/Consultant, eDJ Group. Subject matter expert Greg Buckles, an industry expert since prior to the founding of the EDRM in 2005, provides some historical perspective regarding transformative events regarding the impact of technology on the legal profession which occurred over the span of the last 15 years Greg discusses the need for establishing preferred practices and developing efficient workflows. Learn from the useful insight provided by Greg, and we encourage our listeners to utilize the other resource and reference information he recommends for eDiscovery professionals. The Interview was recorded on May 10, 2019.
Podcast 7(click here)
An interview with Tess Blair, Esq., Entrepreneur, Legal Designer and Practice Group Leader at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Subject matter expert Tess Blair, an accomplished attorney and a practice group leader since the inception of the eDiscovery industry, provides insight into current trends in the legal profession, as well as souding a warning against complacency in technology’s use. Tess encourages attorneys to improve project management skills if they want to succeed in the future as legal practices evolve. Ms. Blair provides some tips regarding available means to learn more about information management needs and challenges, and advocates for development of better educational and training resources for legal professionals. The Interview was recorded on June 26, 2019.