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Ethics in Discovery Practice (Telephone)
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This program will discuss ethical issues arising in discovery practice. The program will cover ethical issues that arise in reviewing and processing boxes full of documents, whether manually, with the aid of software, or by using an outside vendor, and in depositions. The program will cover the disclosure of inadvertently released privileged documents and their handling.

5/19/2017
When: Friday, May 19, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

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MCLE Accreditation
Nebraska Activity #138879, 1.0 hours Ethics (Distance Learning)
***Because these seminars are provided through a third party, NSBA dues-paying members are NOT ABLE to use their "2 free ethics credits" member benefit for these seminars.***

This program will discuss ethical issues arising in discovery practice.  The program will cover ethical issues that arise in reviewing and processing boxes full of documents, whether manually, with the aid of software, or by using an outside vendor, and in depositions.  The program will cover the disclosure of inadvertently released privileged documents and their handling.  It will also discuss crucial steps to preserving the attorney-client privilege when working with outside vendors, transferring documents electronically, or using paralegals for discovery.  The program will also review the duty of candor before tribunals and how to handle dishonest clients.  This program will provide you with a real-world guide to substantial issues ethical issues that arise in discovery practice. 

  • Duty of candor to the tribunal during discovery
  • Ethical issues when you learn that a client is dishonest
  • Inadvertent disclosure privileged documents and their handling
  • Ethics in depositions – conferring with witnesses, using video depositions and more
  • Ethical issues in widespread data mining of discovery documents
  • Issues involving metadata in electronic files – documents, email, text messages
  • Attorney-client privilege and security issues of working with outside e-discovery vendors
  • Ethics and social media discovery
  • Spoliation of evidence issues

Elizabeth Treubert Simon is an ethics attorney in the Washington, D.C. office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, where she advises on a wide range of ethics and compliance-related matters to support Akin Gump’s offices worldwide.  Previously, she practiced law in Washington DC and New York, focusing on business and commercial litigation and providing counsel to clients regarding professional ethics and attorney disciplinary procedures.  She is a member of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Discipline and the District of Columbia Legal Ethics Committee.  She writes and speaks extensively on attorney ethics issues.   She received her B.A. and M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from Albany Law School.

Matthew Corbin is Senior Vice President and Executive Director in the Professional Services Group of AON Risk Services, where he consults with the company’s law firm clients on professional responsibility and liability issues.  Before joining AON, he was a partner with Lathrop & Gage, LLP, where he was a trial and appellate lawyer handling professional liability, commercial, business tort, employment, construction, insurance, and regulatory matters. Before entering private practice, he served as a judicial clerk to Judge Mary Briscoe of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.  Mr. Corbin earned his B.A. from the University of Kansas and his J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law.


To Register:Cost $89.00

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  • Please be sure to use the attorney name and contact information of the person who is to receive the CLE credit
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  • The final step is to click “Submit Payment”
  • At this point you will receive an email confirmation of the purchase
  • The day before the Program you will receive the dial in information and program materials
  • We will submit the program participation information to the Nebraska State Bar Association within 48 hours of the program completion

If you need additional information on your CLE credits please contact:
Sara Weber, Nebraska State Bar Association
(402) 475-7091 ext # 131; sweber@nebar.com

Nebraska State Bar Association, 635 S. 14th St., Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 475-7091; Toll Free (800) 927-0117; FAX (402) 475-7098