Category Archives: Webinar

Catalyst to Host CLE Webinar on the Legal Ethics of Technology Assisted Review

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We invite you to join us for free webinar,  The Legal Ethics of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) on Wednesday, Dec. 13th. This program is accredited for one hour of ethics CLE credit. Our speakers are Bob Ambrogi, John Tredennick and Tom Gricks.

More than 28 states now say lawyers have an ethical duty to be competent in technology. Bob Ambrogi, keeps a running list of these states on his Law Sites blog. Continue reading

CLO Survey Webinar

Catalyst_TC_Webinar_December_8Webinar Will Explore How Corporate Counsel Can Better Monitor Their E-Discovery Spend.

For corporate counsel, cost pressures are a primary concern, but many have difficulty putting a precise number on their discovery spend. In fact, a 2016 Altman Weil survey of 336 chief legal officers found that while 39 percent of law departments report collecting and analyzing management metrics to improve efficiency, only 6.6 percent say they get real value from those efforts. Continue reading

Webinar Redux: Here’s the Recording of Our Program on TAR and Transparency


If you missed Catalyst’s recent webinar, Solving the Transparency Issues in Technology Assisted Review, here is your second chance. The video above is a recording of the full webinar.

What is the transparency issue? Well, if you happened to read U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck’s decision earlier this year in Rio Tinto v. Vale, you have an understanding of why transparency is a concern with regard to the use of TAR. Although TAR is now so widely accepted that it has become—as Judge Peck said—black letter law, there remains significant uncertainty over the degree of transparency and cooperation required with respect to the training sets used in TAR. Continue reading

Webinar Tomorrow: The Duty of Technology Competence and E-Discovery

What are an attorney’s ethical duties of competence in the handling of discovery of electronically stored information? That will be the topic of a free webinar tomorrow, Oct. 29, from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern time, sponsored by Catalyst.

The issue has come to the forefront as a growing number of states have recognized that lawyers have an ethical duty to be competent in technology. Recently, a State Bar of California ethics opinion extended that duty of technology competence to e-discovery.
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Do You Find Privilege Review A Pain? Sept. 24 Webinar Shows How Technology Can Automate Tedious Tasks

Reviewing for potentially privileged documents in e-discovery is never fun. Not only can it be tedious and time-consuming, but it can also be risky. What if you could speed up the process and automate routine tasks such as creating a privilege log, while at the same time enhancing your overall results?

With new technology tools and techniques, this is not just a pipe dream. The fact is, technology can automate many of the painful tasks associated with privilege review and provide greater certainty of accuracy, while also reducing the overall time and cost. Continue reading

Learn About the Use of Analytics in Litigation and E-Discovery in Free Webinar

The more documents a case involves, the more difficult the task for litigation teams to review and make sense of them. These days, even routine cases can involve many thousands of documents, while more complex cases can involve many millions. For litigators, these mountains of documents present a challenge: How to uncover the stories the documents contain so that you can prepare your cases for discovery and trial — and do so within the limits of available time and budgets.

This Thursday, Aug. 27, a free webinar will demonstrate how litigators can address these challenges using sophisticated analytics tools. The webinar, “Litigation Analytics: How to Find Information Critical to Your Case,” will show how analytics tools can turn mountains of documents into molehills, enabling litigators to quickly and affordably zero in on what they need to know. Continue reading