This one hour webinar will focus on the ethical considerations arising in document collections and productions in a virtual workplace. We will cover ethical rules that are applicable to e-discovery, give practical tips on best practices, and recent ethics opinions to evaluate real world scenarios.
This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.
Key topics to be discussed:
Attorney competence rules and collection and production of data
Updating document collection and preservation systems to adapt to virtual workplaces
Working with third party vendors and supervision of non-attorneys
Privilege considerations including inadvertent production of privileged documents
Date: December 16, 2022
Kelly R. Graf | Dentons
Kelly R. Graf is a member of Dentons’ Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. Kelly defends companies in consumer class actions, complex litigation, and related regulatory actions. She has consistently achieved successful results for clients in high stakes disputes in a variety of fields, including the insurance, financial services, and consumer products industries.
Kelly has extensive experience in life and disability insurance litigation as well as insurance coverage litigation across various lines of insurance, including professional liability and commercial general liability insurance. Her practice includes defense of bad faith claim and declaratory judgment actions, as well as consumer claims regarding loss of insurance, sales practices, and cost of insurance, and agent misconduct claims.
Her class action defense practice spans numerous industries and types of claims. Her practice includes defense of clients in class actions alleging violations of California Invasion of Privacy Act claims under Penal Code §§ 631 and 632 and frequently presents continuing legal education courses concerning developments in privacy litigation. Kelly also represents clients in the food and beverage, diet and nutrition and personal care product industries in product labeling and advertising class actions, as well as provides them with pre-litigation risk management advice on potential labeling changes or advertising campaigns. In addition, Kelly has also defended numerous class actions alleging violations of California’s Automatic Renewal Law and uses her deep knowledge of that statute to advise companies on potential class action risks relating to automatically renewing subscription services.
Pro bono representation is a key part of Kelly’s practice. She is passionate about representing survivors of domestic violence. She has won three appeals of trial court decisions denying orders of protection to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, including one that resulted in en banc, precedent-setting opinion that is routinely cited by domestic violence advocates. The Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago named her a Volunteer of the Year in 2016.
Sabrina Chow | Dentons
Sabrina Lim is an associate in Dentons’ Orange County office. She is a member of the Commercial Litigation practice, focusing on insurance dispute resolution and litigation. Sabrina also has experience with employment-related disputes in federal and state court.
While attending University of California, Irvine School of Law, Sabrina served as the Senior Research Editor for the UC Irvine Law Review. She is currently an active member of the Orange County Bar Association and the Orange County Asian American Bar Association. She was also an active member of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, Women in Tech Law and the UCI Law Pre-Law Outreach Program.
I. Attorney competence rules and collection and production of data | 1:00pm – 1:15pm
II. Updating document collection and preservation systems to adapt to virtual workplaces | 1:15pm – 1:30pm
III. Working with third party vendors and supervision of non-attorneys | 1:30pm – 1:45pm
IV. Privilege considerations including inadvertent production of privileged documents | 1:45pm – 2:00pm