Just as the transition from paper to electronic sources complicated the rest of discovery, so too has it complicated the presentation of evidence at trial. Today’s litigants must juggle multiple file formats, display hardware, specialized presentation software, and more. In this episode, Shannon Bales, Litigation Support at Munger, Tolles and Olson, discusses trial presentation of ESI. Part 1 of 2.
About this Episode’s Guest
Our guest this episode is Shannon Bales, Litigation Support at Munger, Tolles and Olson in Los Angeles. Shannon is highly involved with a number of education and standards efforts within the litigation lifecycle and practice management. He is a California Lawyers Association Law Practice Management and Technology Section Executive Committee member, a UN War Crimes Advisor on Litigation Support Technology and Investigations, and did a presentation at the White House with ACEDS. He is also an ACEDS and EDRM board member, an Adjunct Professor at UCLA on Trial Technology and Fact Analysis tools, and the author of The Trial Presentation Companion, as well as articles for ILTA, ACEDS, NITA, EDRM, and Harvard.
About XDD’s First Chair Podcast
First Chair is an eDiscovery education podcast from Xact Data Discovery, providing a new half-hour interview each episode with expert eDiscovery practitioners discussing important eDiscovery topics to help you take the lead. Xact Data Discovery (XDD) is a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations. XDD helps clients optimize their eDiscovery matters by orchestrating precision communication between people, processes, technology and data. XDD services include forensics, eDiscovery processing, Relativity hosting and managed review.
About Our Host
XDD Director of Education Matthew Verga, JD, is an electronic discovery expert proficient at leveraging his legal experience as an attorney, his technical knowledge as a practitioner, and his skills as a communicator to make complex eDiscovery topics accessible to diverse audiences. A thirteen-year industry veteran, Matthew has worked across every phase of the EDRM and at every level from the project trenches to enterprise program design. He leverages this background to produce engaging educational content to empower practitioners at all levels with knowledge they can use to improve their projects, their careers, and their organizations.
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