Resolving E-Discovery Disputes Efficiently in Arbitration and in Court
JAMS/NYSBA Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
Annual CLE Program
How do you ensure that claimants and respondents both receive adequate pretrial discovery while still retaining the benefits of arbitration? What can you do when the judge assigned to your lawsuit is not knowledgeable about e-discovery? Two panels presenting the views of experienced litigators, judges, neutrals, and e-discovery experts will address these and related topics to help you ensure that the discovery phase of your arbitral proceeding or courtroom case is handled effectively and efficiently.
This timely continuing legal education program will also provide an opportunity for you to raise your own concerns and hear the experts’ suggestions regarding best practices for effective and efficient e-discovery both in arbitration and in court. There will be a cocktail reception following the program.
Sponsored by JAMS and the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association.
Monday, December 11, 2017
6:00 P.M. - 7:40 P.M.
Live Program - Cocktail Reception to Follow
620 Eighth Avenue, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10018
2.0 MCLE Credits: 2.0 Skills
Panel 1: E-Discovery Issues in Arbitration
- Hon. Frank Maas (Ret.), Moderator
- Prof. Michael Fox, J.D.
- Steve Younger, Esq.
- Roger Maldonado, Esq.
This Panel will address the unique issues presented by e-discovery in arbitral settings, such as the effect of streamlined discovery rules, the frequent lack of face-to-face prehearing discovery conferences, and the difficulty of obtaining third-party discovery. The panel will also provide tips that you can immediately use in your arbitrations.
Panel 2: Use of Special Masters and E-Discovery Mediators in Connection with Court Litigation
- Mark Berman, Esq., Moderator
- Maura Grossman, Esq.
- Hon. Frank Maas (Ret.)
- Special Referee Jeremy Feinberg
This panel will discuss the increasing use of court-appointed special masters and e-discovery mediators in courtroom litigation. Among the topics the panel will address are: Use of court resources to resolve e-discovery disputes? Should you or the court use such an expert and, if so, how? What are the ground rules for communications between the appointing judge and a special master? Should sessions with a special master be stenographically recorded? What can an e-discovery mediator, whether a court employee or privately retained, do to help the parties and how do you find one?
NYSBA Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $35.00
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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