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

E-discovery

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

You can download my presentation here.

The sample preservation demand letter is here (it will download automatically).  Compare to the President Trump preservation demand, here.

The various social media articles you can download here.

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

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