LitWorks Announces eDiscovery and litigation Support Professional Training Schedule for Summer 2016

ATLANTA – May 19, 2016DTI, a global legal process outsourcing (LPO) company providing eDiscovery, management services, litigation support and court reporting services, and its wholly owned training company, LitWorks™, is pleased to announce a new series of LitWorks eDiscovery and Litigation Support Professional training courses for summer 2016.

This five-day course instructs litigation support professionals on best practices through hands-on experience, networking with other litigation support specialists, and review of software tools used in the marketplace. Attendees are equipped with the skills they need to effectively review a case, assess its needs and make a comprehensive recommendation on how best to manage that case. Litigation paralegals, document review attorneys and IT professionals are excellent candidates for this training program.

This is LitWorks fourteenth consecutive year hosting this training program, however, new topics to this year’s agenda will include records management, legal hold and ethics. The program is made up of three days of hands-on curriculum training, one self-paced day designed for students to prepare their case assessment, and a final day where students will present their case assessment in class for certification. The course schedule and locations for summer 2016 are as follows:

June 13-17, 2016 – Atlanta, GA September 19-23, 2016 – New York, NY

The workshops include:

  • A History of Ligation Support
  • Litigation Support: Then vs. Now – Two Case Studies
  • Defining the Roles of Litigation Support – The Civil Litigation Process
  • The 2006 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure & 2015 Amendments
  • FRCP – What can go wrong?
  • Organizational Perspective from the Law Firm, Corporation and Service Provider
  • Electronic Discovery Under the EDRM
  • Managing & Responding To Discovery Requests
  • Using Early Case Assessment Tools
  • Overview Of Traditional Litigation Support Techniques & Strategies
  • Relativity Overview – Best Practices in Search
  • Attorney Document Review
  • Technology Assisted Review
  • Effective Billing, Cost Containment & Cost Recovery Best Practices
  • Trial Technology

Customized and private group training classes are also available (email kmeyer@DTGlobal.com).

The courses will be led by Kimberly Grippe-Meyer, subject matter expert and national training and development manager for LitWorks. Grippe-Meyer has more than 25 years of experience in the field and has trained Fortune 500 corporations, Am Law 100 firms, government agencies and litigation service provider organizations.

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