In November, Sharon D. Nelson and John W. Simek of Sensei Enterprises, Inc. published a paper in Slaw, Canada’s online legal magazine. They reminded the readers of oft forgotten Rule 1.6 of the ABA Model Rules. Similar rules apply everywhere. They said, “The trick, of course, is how to keep client data secure in the digital era. It isn’t easy.” They raise the question of whether lawyers are abiding by their ethical duty to preserve client confidences. Click below to read this insightful article in its entirety.
Archives for December 2011
Last Wednesday, the eDiscovery Daily thought leader was our own Sharon Nelson. Sharon is the President of Sensei Enterprises, where she has worked on the frontlines of computer forensics and e-Discovery topics that she also discusses on her blog Ride the Lightning. She is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and is the President-Elect designate of the Virginia State Bar. She and her husband John Simek (interviewed last week), are frequent speakers and authors on computer forensic issues.
The third thought leader interviewed in eDiscovery Daily is John Simek. John is the Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, a computer forensics firm in Fairfax, VA, where he has worked since 1997. He is an EnCase Certified Examiner and is a nationally known testifying expert in computer forensic issues. Together with his wife, Sharon Nelson, John has become a frequent speaker on eDiscovery topics and digital forensic issues. They have also interviewed Sharon, who serves as Sensei’s President, for this series, and her interview will appear this coming Wednesday.
The high cost of e-discovery is a major problem for most small firms and solo lawyers. On Digital Detectives, co-hosts Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc. and John W. Simek, Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, welcome guest, Bruce Olson, the President of ONLAW Trial Technologies, and discuss cost-effective e-discovery for small cases. Learn the single most important step an attorney can take to minimize e-discovery costs, the right time to seek outside expert advice and which software tools and cloud based solutions can help contain costs.
The article by Joe Dysart in the December issue of the ABA Journal hits hard at the disturbing nature of the crimes being perpetrated from the darkest reaches of the Internet. The intruders are computer-savvy geeks having fun, individuals expressing a gripe, protesters pressing a cause and criminals seeking illicit gain.
Sensei Enterprises president Sharon Nelson noted “Anonymous is heroic to many people who are sick of government lies and weary of government intrusion–unwarranted and warrantless–into the lives of U.S. citizens. They have become very much like, in the Terminator movies, the resistance fighting Skynet.”
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eDiscoveryDaily thought quite a bit about what to get their readers to celebrate these holidays, and what better to give than interviews with some of the most influential thought leaders in eDiscovery today! Our own Sharon Nelson and John Simek have been chosen. John’s interview will be published on Friday, December 16 and Sharon’s on Wednesday, December 21.
Legal Talk Network has released Sensei’s Digital Detectives podcast entitled “The Future of E-Discovery.” On this edition of Digital Detectives, co-hosts Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc. and John W. Simek, Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, talk with John Munro, the Vice President and Managing Director of Orange Legal Technologies, to discuss some upcoming trends in e-discovery. John explores the future of predictive coding and shares his thoughts on amending the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, e-discovery in the cloud and the trend toward bringing e-discovery in-house. To listen to the podcast, click here.
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Since 1997, Sensei has provided the most personalized, in-depth and quality-driven computer forensic and e-discovery services. We invite you to choose Sensei for your next case involving electronically stored information. For additional information or a free quote, please contact Jesse M. Lindmar, Director of Computer Forensics, at 703-359-0700 or email@example.com; and visit our website at www.senseient.com to learn more about Sensei.
The United States Library of Congress collects, archives, catalogs and preserves material they feel is of significant importance, historically, to the Congress and the American people. It is a repository to foster education and scholarship and it extends to digital materials, including websites. The Library has requested permission to include “Ride the Lightning” in the historic collection of Internet materials related to Legal Blawgs. The Library will also draw from the entire website at regular intervals over time and make the collection available to researchers.