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Best Practices for Developing Search Criteria for Determining Document Relevancy

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  • Description
    The right search criteria can be a deciding factor in any lawsuit. This CLE course will explain how to develop the most effective search criteria in order to determine the potential scope of the case and cost of e-discovery as well as its key strengths and weaknesses. The course will present the key members to engage before finalizing search criteria as well as how to take a proactive approach to identifying the correct keywords for searches and the software solutions that may make a difference.
  • Instructor Bio

    Abby Dodd

    Shell Oil Company, Global Litigation Information Group – Houston, Texas Contract eDiscovery Attorney Consult with client on methods of decreasing outside spend and increasing defensibility in eDiscovery matters by assisting with refinement of internal eDiscovery processes and procedures. Serve as point of contact with outside counsel and vendors for document review related matters, including managing teams of reviewers, developing processing and review workflows, and quality control checking productions. Advise on keyword searching methodologies and review search hit results throughout discovery lifecycle, from early case assessment to review and production. Provide training to both review teams and outside counsel regarding utilization of technology. Assistance with development of eDiscovery training sessions for in-house counsel and businesses. Develop review guidelines for litigation teams related to eDiscovery activities. Supervise in-house contract review teams of between 2 and 15 attorneys or paralegals. Manage workflow between outside counsel, vendor and review teams to ensure best practices while meeting discovery deadlines.

    Tara Jones

    Lead Paralegal - eDiscovery & Consumer Litigation at AOL, Inc.

    Dean Christopher

    Sr. Managing Consultant at BRG