Will Judge Sasser’s Standing ESI Order Apply to Your Case?


The July/August edition of the Palm Beach Bar Association’s Bulletin includes the article, “Will Judge Sasser’s Standing ESI Order Apply to Your Case?” which you can download, here.

The article provides a brief refresher of the 2012 amendments which brought electronically stored information (ESI) within the scope of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure and, in greater detail, explains Palm Beach County Circuity Court Judge Sasser’s standing ESI order.

You can view my prior post, here, which breaks down the elements of the standing order and provides some other linked materials.

Judge Sasser’s judicial page, and the standing order, is here.

The invaluable 2016 Florida Handbook on Civil Discovery Practices is here.  This includes discussion of the latest e-discovery trends and rules.

Image credit: 15 Cir. Hon. Judge Sasser page

Christopher Hopkins Discusses Social Media Discovery in 2018 at Palm Beach Bar Association

Special thanks to the Palm Beach Bar Association for inviting me to speak at the CLE, “How to Get Your Claim Move-In Ready for Trial.” Space is still available and you can sign up here. My small portion of the event was to discuss Florida social media discovery as well …

NBI CLE: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Email, and Smartphone Evidence (Florida)

Special thanks to National Business Institute (NBI) for hosting this 2-day CLE seminar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. You can find the seminar information (and download the audio) here. My topics included: Apps and Emerging Technology You Must Know Preserving Electronic Evidence and Avoiding Spoliation Social Media Cases Metadata Made Simple …

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Florida Dispute Resolution Conference 2018: Christopher Hopkins Discusses ESI/E-Discovery for Mediators AND Cyber Security and Data Breach for Mediators

Thanks to the Florida Dispute Resolution Conference for inviting me to speak at the 2018 conference. Topics covered: 25 ESI and E-Discovery Terms for Mediators in 75 minutes and Cybersecurity and Data Breach for Mediators. You can download the presentations here and here. If you would like CME points, you …