Ethical Limits in e-Discovery and how to Avoid Sanctions and Malpractice Liability


Live Broadcast | December 8, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

The Business Litigation CLE Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association presents: “Ethical Limits in e-Discovery and how to Avoid Sanctions and Malpractice Liability.”

This course has been granted 1.0 CLER and 1.0 Business Litigation credits from The Florida Bar.

Live Video Webinar: Viewed in real time while the seminar is taking place.

On-Demand Video: Sent in electronic format via email 7 business days after the original recording date.

To attend in-person at The Palm Beach County Bar, please click here.


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
David Steinfeld, Esq., Law Office of David Steinfeld, P.L.;
Florida Bar Board Certified Business Litigation Specialist,
Chair, Florida Bar Business Litigation Board Certification Committee

What are the ethical limits in this new world of e-Discovery?
a. Pre-suit Identification of Data, Preservation and Collection
What, if anything, can you tell a client to delete?
Can you pick and choose what data you collect from your own client?
b. Process, Review and Analysis of data in e-Discovery
Are the keywords that you select for a search protected work product?
Avoiding sanctions and malpractice liability while doing e-Discovery
a. What changed in the Federal e-Discovery Rules after the December 2015 Amendments
b. Review of recent cases under the new Rule 37 (Sanctions)
c. Examination of Florida Bar Ethics Opinion 14 – 1
d. The impact and implications for the Fourth DCA’s Nucci v. Target decision