#SenseiSherlock was honored to meet Mark Robertson, winner of the ABA Law Practice Division’s Samuel Smith Award for outstanding lifetime achievement in the field of law practice management.
On this episode of Digital Detectives, Sharon Nelson and John Simek interview Judge Facciola about why lawyers need to learn about e-discovery now, how we can integrate e-discovery training into law schools and ongoing legal education, and the importance of law firms investing in professional development and creativity.
Excerpt: Let’s face it – whether you are talking about securing your data or describing the functions of legal IT products, the average lawyer audience may regard your presentation as useful, but hardly as “sexy.” Since we have been successfully lecturing on these topics for 18 years now, we have amassed a number of tips for making our presentations entertaining as well as educational. A friend suggested we share what we have learned.
Ride the Lightning, an electronic evidence and information security blog written by Sensei’s Sharon Nelson, has been featured in Casetext. “Casetext is the best place to read and write about the law. We were founded in response to a major social justice problem: the law is expensive to access and difficult to understand. Our mission above all else is to make all the world’s laws free and understandable.”
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On Wednesday, July 8th, a Ride the Lighting post was featured in Pinhawk’s Law Technology Daily DigestVol. 15, No. 133. The post “When Must Lawyers Ethically Encrypt Data? Texas Answers” highlights the importance of encrypting e–mails for lawyers and law firms. Ride the Lightning is an electronic evidence and information security blog written by Sensei’s President, Sharon Nelson. Pinhawk helps thousands of professionals keep up–to–date through e–mails and web alerts.
For the past several months, Sensei’s Sharon Nelson has been chair of the study committee investigating online voting issues for the Virginia State Bar presidential elections. The proposal to stop online voting and go back to paper ballot methods was struck down by a large majority. While improvements have been suggested and approved by the VSB, VSB presidential elections will continue to be online.
Recently, Law Technology Today featured the Digital Detectives podcast, “Judge Andrew Peck on TAR (Technology-Assisted Review).” Digital Detectives is hosted by Sensei’s Sharon Nelson and John Simek and is for listeners interested in digital forensics, e-discovery, and information security issues. In this episode, Sharon and John interview Judge Andrew Peck, an expert in issues relating to electronic discovery. Together they discuss the current state of technology-assisted review, how FRCP amendments will affect the way lawyers do discovery, and best practices when using TAR. Law Technology Today (LTT) was launched in 2012 to provide the legal community with practical guidance for the present and sensible strategies for the future.
Recently, Sensei’s presentation about the use of mobile devices and their risks was featured in the June 2015 issue of the ALACC Capital Connection. The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) is the undisputed leader for the business of law, focused on the delivery of cutting-edge management and leadership products and services to the global legal community.
Sharon Nelson and John Simek’s article, “Economical Solid State Drives Are Here” was featured recently in Slaw. Slaw is a Canadian online legal magazine. The article highlights the advantages to using solid state drives.