AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scarab Consulting, provider of litigation consulting, information governance, and e-discovery services, today announced it will be conducting a free webinar "Meet and Confer Rule 26(f) and Initial Scheduling Conference" that will lead attendees through the often difficult legal and technical circumstances of navigating Rule 26(f) Meet and Confer.
The webinar will take place Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 2:00p.m. Central Time and will be led by Scarab Consulting's General Counsel, Julie Grantham. The webinar is designed for legal counsel at corporations and law firms, as well as for IT personnel involved in the discovery of ESI.
Today's world of litigation and electronic discovery presents constant challenges to the status quo. New technology, such as social media, is forcing a continual reassessment of existing legal practices including Rule 26(f). This presentation will help attendees;
- Better understand opposing party's technical landscape
- Clarify the scope of document requests
- Resolve any production format disagreements that may later reduce liability and costs
- Reduce waste and reproduction of documents
- Pre-empt the negative impact of inadvertent production of confidential or privileged documents
- Recognize which cases require discovery of electronic information
- Identify client obligations regarding preservation of electronic evidence and scope of discovery
As General Counsel, Ms. Grantham handles all legal matters involving Scarab and provides leadership for a team of consultants on process and legal review. She also consults directly with many of Scarab's corporate and legal clients on matters involving litigation preparedness and current e-discovery case law trends and developments. Ms. Grantham is a nationally recognized speaker and has conducted numerous CLEs and webinars on subjects such as corporate litigation readiness and data collection and Rule 26 Conference strategy. She is also an adjunct Professor at the University of Texas Law School where she teaches e-discovery and technology.
This webinar is approved for 1 CLE credit in the State of Texas. Webinar attendees from other states may submit the webinar for approval to their State Bar Association for possible CLE credit.
To register for Scarab Consulting's free webinar, "Meet and Confer Rule 26(f) and Initial Scheduling Conference" go to www.consultscarab.com.
About Scarab Consulting
Scarab Consulting provides results-driven litigation consulting, information governance, and e-discovery services that empower corporations and their law firms to proactively prepare for litigation involving electronically stored information, and to manage the risks and cost before and during litigation. Scarab's professional consultants utilize their industry-proven experience inside large corporations and law firms to provide legally defensible and technically sound services. With a suite of fixed-price consulting solutions, including the industry-leading Social Media Policy Solution as well as a host of other proactive and reactive consulting solution packages, Scarab is able to custom design a solution to fit each client's needs. Scarab's alliance with numerous technology providers ensures that the industry's best practices e-discovery and litigation tools are utilized guaranteeing the best possible solution for every client. For more information, go to www.consultscarab.com.
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