LEGAL TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP
Saturday Morning, December 4th
Part I (9:30AM - 10:50AM CST)
We will cover the evolution of eDiscovery & ESI with an exploration of relevant case law and applicable Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP). Using the EDRM as our framework, we will move through the various phases of eDiscovery from information governance through presentation at trial covering definitions, concepts, and current best practices. This section will be taught by Aaron B. Bath, CEDS, RP, and qualifies for 1.0 hours of general paralegal CLE credit issued through DAPA.
Part II (11AM - Noon CST)
Using Brainspace & Reveal AI, we will demonstrate different types of data visualizations and how to use artificial intelligence to aid in fact finding and investigations on the front end of an eDiscovery project. We will also explore how to use supervised machine learning to build an AI model for a targeted approach to an efficient and expedited document review. This section will be taught by Charles Duff, and qualifies ffor 1.0 hours of general paralegal CLE credit issued through DAPA.
Aaron B. Bath, CEDS, RP
Aaron has worked in complex commercial litigation since 2001 overseeing 150+ trials during his career. Aaron is the National Director of Legal Operations & Litigation Management for Balfour Beatty, a $14 Billion market-cap multinational infrastructure group. Contemporaneous to his day job, Aaron is the adjunct professor of legal technology, eDiscovery, and litigation management at Southern Methodist University where he previously earned his Bachelor's degree in Jurisprudential studies and a graduate-level Paralegal certificate. Most recently, Aaron completed a professional certificate in Data Science & Analytics for Executives from Columbia University in New York, and Masters in Artificial Intelligence from MIT.
In addition to authoring numerous articles in the areas of litigation management and legal technology, Aaron has been called as a subject-matter expert at trial for cases involving discovery abuse and violations. Aaron serves as President of the Dallas Area Paralegal Association (DAPA) and is on the Board of Directors of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA). Aaron was a founding Board Member for the North Texas chapter of the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS) and holds the Certified eDiscovery Specialists (CEDS) certification.
Charles Duff is a long-time eDiscovery and investigations enthusiast focusing primarily on understanding, applying, and teaching advanced AI and Machine Learning techniques and workflows. At Reveal-Brainspace he is responsible for helping clients understand the full power of the many forms of AI and how it can be applied to unstructured data to gain insight quickly and make better, faster, and more informed decisions for their legal and investigations matters. Prior to Reveal, Charles helped create, and design the direction of, two different eDiscovery platforms then spent 6 years as Senior Solutions Architect at Brainspace where he helped lead expansion in the Federal and NY / NE markets.
This event qualifies for 2.0 hours of general paralegal CLE credit issued through DAPA in total. Part I qualifies for 1.0 hours separately, and part II qualifies for 1.0 hours separately. Both parts I & II may be attended for 2.0 total hours of CLE credit in the aggregate.
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