The Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program is sponsoring a free e-discovery webinar on April 6, 2011 from noon until 1:30 pm CDT.  This is the next in a series of e-discovery seminars sponsored by the local federal courts which have been excellent so far.  Participation is limited to 1,500.  So, sign up early — click here to register.  Attendance for the past events has been impressive.  1.5 hours of MCLE credit have been applied for in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.

Here are the details of the webinar from the Northern District’s inviation:

What Everyone Should Know About the Mechanics of E-Discovery

April 6, 2011 – Noon – 1:30 p.m. (CDT)

Understanding the mechanics of electronic discovery is essential to your effectiveness in litigation and to fulfill your responsibility to your clients. The Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program, together with Merrill Corporation, has developed a program designed to assist you in mastering the e-discovery challenges of today’s litigation and to help you manage the preservation, retrieval and production of ESI through the e-discovery process. You will gain information including:

  • A basic understanding of the terminology unique to the realm of e-discovery.
  • The meaning of preservation and how to achieve this crucial obligation in an evolving technological landscape.
  • How to assess and manage the challenges of an e-discovery project.
  • A foundational understanding to help you identify potential e-discovery pitfalls and potential problems.