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Lost in Translation - Overcoming Miscommunications and Other Barriers to Efficient Legal Operations


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 60 minutes
Recorded Date: April 13, 2021
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Agenda

  • Litigation Support Then and Now
  • Litigation Support Department Challenges
  • Goals for Litigation Support Departments
  • The Key Ingredient to Success
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: April 13, 2021

Description

Miscommunications can have a significant impact on your organization’s operations. mistakes, missed deadlines and duplication of tasks are just a few of the consequences. Ultimately, this can lead to higher operational costs and unhappy clients.

In this session, we will discuss ways to organize workflows and use technology to reduce the risk of miscommunications and improve the efficiency of handling information overload. Learn how to remove barriers to ensure that everyone has the information they need.

This program was recorded as part of ALM's Legalweek 2021 Virtual Conference on April 13th, 2021.

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Panelists

Melissa Weberman

Lead Attorney & Managing Director, eDiscovery + Data Analystics
Arnold & Porter

Melissa is Arnold & Porter’s Lead Attorney & Managing Director of its eDiscovery Data Analytics ("eData") Group, in which she counsels clients in eDiscovery and information governance processes and best practices. Melissa works closely with Arnold & Porter's lawyers across practice groups to tailor strategies and discovery management plans for clients in numerous industries. Melissa advises clients on defensible approaches to the preservation, collection, search, and analysis of information and data, and is experienced with technology-assisted review and other methods to enable clients to significantly reduce costs while maintaining defensibility.

Greg Jordan

Director of Discovery Operations
Arnold & Porter

Greg is Arnold & Porter’s Director of Discovery Operations and consults regularly with legal teams regarding the best use of available technology to manage document-intensive litigation matters from discovery through trial. With over 30 years of experience in the field of litigation support, Greg brings a wealth of knowledge and unique perspective to his position and works to implement a common sense approach to matter management ensuring a cost-effective and client oriented outcome. Project success is never one-sided and must include ongoing communications and project management, the right use of technology, documented workflows and flexibility when project assumptions undoubtedly change.

Christine Chalstrom

CEO
Sadie Blue Software

Founder and CEO Christine Chalstrom brings years of experience as a litigator, technologist and entrepreneur to Sadie Blue Software. After running her own legal practice and building a successful eDiscovery company, Christine founded Sadie Blue Software in order to help others in the legal industry find solutions to solve their technical problems and run their practices more efficiently.

Christine is an attorney, programmer, and certified forensic investigator. Dedicated to education in the legal industry, she has developed comprehensive eDiscovery training courses and serves on the Board of Trustees at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, MN.


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