2013 E-Discovery Conference – Presenter’s Profilesartigliere-ralph
Judge (ret.), Florida Circuit Court
Ralph Artigliere retired as a Circuit Judge from Florida’s Tenth Judicial Circuit in Bartow to teach and write. Artigliere graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1969 and the University of Florida Law School in 1977 (J.D., with high honors). Before his appointment to the bench in 2001, Artigliere was a 24-year trial lawyer handling primarily professional negligence, medical malpractice, and product liability cases. As a Circuit Judge, Artigliere served in the felony, family, probate, and civil trial divisions and was Administrative Judge of his Circuit’s civil and family divisions. Artigliere teaches in the Florida Judicial College, the Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies, the Florida Circuit Judge’s Conference, The Florida Bar Advanced Trial Advocacy Course, the 2013 Sedona Conference® Cooperation Training Program, and various other continuing legal and judicial education programs nationally. Artigliere served on the Civil Procedure Rules Sub-Committee that drafted and presented the electronic discovery amendments that were adopted by the Florida Supreme Court in 2012. As a lawyer, Artigliere was AV® rated and a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Artigliere was the recipient of the 2007 Anstead Award for Florida Board Certified Lawyer of the Year, 2006 Hoeveler Award for Professionalism as a Judge from the Florida Supreme Court Committee on Professionalism, 2005 Professionalism Award for the Tenth Judicial Circuit, and the 2011 Excellence in Writing Award from The Florida Bar Journal & News Editorial Board. Artigliere is a co-author of “Writing Jury Instructions in Florida” which is an Appendix in the officially published Florida Supreme Court Standard Jury Instructions, both Civil and Criminal. He is co-author with William Hamilton of the LexisNexis book entitled Florida e-Discovery and Evidence.
Martin H. Audet
e-Discovery Consultant, Nuix
As eDiscovery Consultant at Nuix, Martin Audet assists clients with their ESI process, and provides them with his advice and expertise in the field of information governance. Martin helps clients meet legal requirements and provide insight into making more informed decisions based on the data and facts of a case.
Possessing more than 20 years of experience in both the legal and technical fields, Martin offers a consultative perspective for Nuix clients. As an attorney and technologist, he has created and implemented defensible processes through all stages of the EDRM process, and as a licensed attorney and counselor, he is certified to practice in California, Illinois and Michigan. Martin graduated from Michigan State University and holds LLM degrees from Boston University and McGeorge School of Law. Additionally, he possesses advanced certifications in IT (MCSE, MCITP), digital forensics and business continuity and compliance architecture.
Nuix Company Description:
Nuix is a worldwide provider of information management technologies, including eDiscovery, electronic investigation and information governance software. Nuix’s powerful, intuitive technology makes it possible to search, investigate and actively manage unstructured data sets of any size or complexity. This enables organizations to respond quickly and effectively to litigation or regulatory action, mitigate risks, reduce costs and extract value. Nuix customers include the world’s leading advisory firms, litigation support providers, enterprises, government departments, law enforcement agencies, and all of the world’s major corporate regulatory bodies.
Julie K. Brown
Litigation Technology Manager, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease LLP
Julie currently manages the Litigation Technology Department at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. The department provides consultation, support, training, processing and production of e-discovery. She was awarded the 2011 Litigation and Practice Support Champion award by the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA). She serves on the ILTA Litigation and Practice Support Steering Committee, is the ILTA Litigation and Practice Support City Representative in Columbus, Ohio and is a working group member of the Sedona Conference. Julie also serves on the EDRM Advisory Committee and is a participant on the Metrics project. Julie has written articles on Vendor Selection and Production of Electronic Discovery. She also drafted the EDRM Production Standards in 2010. Julie is CEDS certified and is certified in all Summation applications, Sanction, Doculex, LAW 5.0, ITIL and Lean Six Sigma. She has a paralegal degree and over 20 years of experience working in law firms and a Fortune 500 litigation department.
Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest Ohio-based law firms with nearly 375 attorneys in six offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and Houston, Texas. The firm’s litigation practice spans the nation and includes an e-discovery core group of lawyers who have undergone rigorous IT training. Those lawyers understand IT professionals, understand IT language, and have been exposed to various technical issues related to e-discovery. In addition, Vorys litigation support professionals were among the first group of e-discovery professionals to pass the Certified E-Discovery Specialists (CEDS) certification examination and have extensive software experience and an appreciation for legal implications of different IT strategies.Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.
Chief Business Development Officer, iCONECT
Ian Campbell is Chief Business Development Officer for iCONECT Development LLC, a global market leader in producing cutting-edge, innovative eDiscovery software products and services for the legal industry. He is responsible for sales operations and business development, product lifecycle development, legal service provider (LSP) and partner relations. A key priority is cross-marketing the company’s products and services to the legal, medical, government, corporate, and insurance industries.
With more than 16 years of strategic product development in the litigation support field, Campbell has consulted on major international legal projects to help firms achieve their long-range business goals. He is a frequent industry spokesperson, sharing his experiences and expert commentary with audiences for the American Bar Association, LegalTech, ILTA, AIIM, IQPC, Marcus-Evans, and other legal and management groups around the world.
Prior to iCONECT, Campbell founded his own company, Interlaw Technology, which provided network and document management for law firms. While designing a front-end interface to enable what would ultimately become multi-district litigation support software, he met Cynthia Williams, iCONECT CEO.
Campbell received a Degree in Industrial Design from Fanshawe College in London, Canada.
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Vice Chairman, RenewData
Partner, Quarles & Brady;
Executive Director, ICAIR
Head of Litigation Technology and eDiscovery Consulting, LexisNexis
LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with more than 15,000 employees worldwide.
Dean, University of Florida Levin College of Law
Gary R. Jones
U.S. Magistrate Judge, Northern District of Florida
Judge Jones was appointed a United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Florida on September 10, 2010, after having served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Middle District of Florida for ten years. Judge Jones received his B.A. in 1975 from Boston University, his J.D. in 1981 from the University of Miami School of Law and his LL.M degree in International Law from New York University School of Law in 1983, graduating with highest honors.
Following graduation from New York University Judge Jones practiced commercial litigation in Florida for eighteen years, first as an associate and then as a partner at a large multi service firm in Miami, Florida, and after that, for approximately ten years as a name partner in a small commercial litigation firm in Miami.
Prior to his appointment as a United States Magistrate Judge, Judge Jones litigated a variety of complex commercial cases for banks, financial institutions and multi-national corporations in both state and federal courts throughout Florida as well as in other states. Notable among these cases was the representation of a client before the United States Supreme Court and the representation of a Miami based publicly traded company in an antitrust case in which a $100 million verdict was obtained, which was, at that time, the largest antitrust verdict in the history of the Southern District of Florida.
Since his appointment to the bench in 2000, Judge Jones has served on more than 15 court committees in the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and was the first magistrate judge to be appointed to the Financial Disclosure Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States, where Judge Jones served with distinction for six years.
Product Specialist, kCura
Rene Laurens is a member of the advice@kCura team, which provides insight and guidance on the customization of e-discovery workflows to fit the unique needs of case teams. As a member of the advice@kCura team, Rene specifically assists Relativity users with processing, searching and analytics, and computer-assisted review workflows. Rene has more than eight years of litigation support experience, specializing in e-discovery, databases, and project management. Prior to kCura, he served as a senior litigation support analyst and Relativity administrator at Sidley Austin.
Browning E. Marean III
Senior Counsel, DLA Piper US LLP
Browning Marean is a senior counsel in DLA Piper’s San Diego office. He is a member of the Litigation group and is co-chair of the Electronic Discovery Readiness and Response Group. Mr. Marean concentrates his practice in the areas of electronic discovery, professional responsibility and knowledge management. He is admitted to practice in California and Texas. Mr. Marean joined DLA Piper (then Gray Cary Ames & Frye) in 1969. He is an emeritus member of the California State Bar Law Practice Management Committee and the San Diego County Bar Association’s Legal Ethics committee. He has also served on the ABA Tech Show Planning Board.
Mr. Marean is an internationally known teacher and frequent lecturer on various topics including electronic discovery, international discovery, records retention, knowledge management and computer technology. He is co-author of the 2012-2013 edition of Electronic Discovery and Records Management Guide, Rules, Checklists and Forms, published by Thomson West, and Conducting Discovery in an Electronic World: Electronic Data and Discovery, published by California CEB’s Civil Discovery Practice. He has been named a San Diego Super Lawyer. Mr. Marean received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law and his undergraduate degree from Stanford University.
Managing Counsel, e-Discovery at TD
Dera Nevin is an e-discovery lawyer, and former civil litigator, with particular emphasis on corporate and cross-border securities litigation, including class proceedings and regulatory and enforcement proceedings. She has significant domestic arbitration and international law experience, including experience with the recognition and enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards. Dera Nevin specializes in complex large-scale e-discovery mandates, including structuring the collection and processing of data and the importation and exportation of data across provincial and international boundaries, ensuring compliance legal requirements including privacy legislation.
Principal, Gulf Coast Legal Tech Center
Tom O’Connor, a nationally known consultant, speaker and writer in the area of computerized litigation support systems, is a New England native who graduated from The Johns Hopkins University in 1972 with a BA in Political Science. After attending law school for one year at The University of Notre Dame, Tom returned to Baltimore and undertook a career as a paralegal specializing in complex litigation.
Sometime over the past 20 years, Tom found time to return to law school at night and earn a J.D. Most recently he has been active in electronic discovery efforts, assisting firms and corporate counsel in matters of retention policies, litigation holds and document exchange protocols.
Tom is a frequent lecturer on the subject of legal technology and is also a prolific writer, with numerous articles in legal publications and several books, most recently “Ediscovery for Small Cases” from the ABA.
He and his best friend Gayle, along with their son Seamus, the philosopher king of Western Washington University, hope someday to have their own float in a Mardi Gras parade down the Mississippi down in New Orleans, where Tom now resides.
President, ONLAW Trial Technologies, LLC
Bruce A. Olson, is founder and president of ONLAW Trial Technologies, LLC. Prior to assuming a full-time legal technology consulting practice, Mr. Olson was a shareholder in the Wisconsin-based law firm of Davis and Kuelthau, SC. He is an experienced civil trial lawyer with almost thirty years of active practice in the areas of commercial and business litigation, employment litigation, computer technology related litigation, product liability litigation, professional liability defense and environmental litigation.
Chief Operations Officer, Digital WarRoom
Barry O’Melia is a co-founder of GGO, a Seattle based e-discovery solutions provider, and creators of the Digital WarRoom e-discovery platform.
GGO serves law firms and corporate legal teams across the globe with responsive forensics, collections, analytics, and hosted review and production of documents in response to Litigation and government investigations.
Barry heads up the product strategy and operations for Digital WarRoom, and in that role his mission is to make professional affordable e-discovery tools available for all legal professionals. Barry wears many hats in this role – from strategic planning to consulting, product implementation and training for law firms and corporate users of Digital WarRoom. His 10+ years of hands-on experience on a wide variety of matters give Barry a long list of stories ‘from the trenches’ – he speaks from practical experience, and can help you avoid the common problems faced by attorneys, litigation support and paralegals in the course of managing e-discovery. He has also been called on by several AM Law 100 law firms and Fortune 100 companies to consult in the areas of electronic document scope negotiation, review efficiency and 30(b)(6) witness support.
President and CEO, X1 Discovery, Inc.
Director of Litigation Support Services, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Mr. Quartararo began his 20-year legal career as a litigation paralegal and case manager at large New York law firms, including Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom. He managed large-scale class action and securities litigations, international litigation and complex technology related projects involving computer forensics and all aspects of electronic discovery and trial presentation. In 2008, he joined Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP as a manager of litigation support, providing litigation technology support across multiple practice areas. Now the firm-wide Director of Litigation Support, Mr. Quartararo currently leads a staff of 10 project managers and technical analysts who provide consulting, litigation support, technology and training services to 350 attorneys and paralegals in New York, Miami and Los Angeles. At Stroock, he integrated project management principles into electronic discovery projects, and he is one of the principal authors of the Firm’s best practices on electronic discovery. He regularly consults with attorneys and Fortune 500 clients on all aspects of electronic discovery.
Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York and completed one year of law school at the University of London. He is a member of the Project Management Institute, a certified Project Management Professional, and a Certified E-Discovery Specialist. He is an adjunct professor and E-Discovery Advisory Board Member at Bryan University in Tempe, Arizona, and an active member of the International Legal Technology Association. He frequently speaks and writes on topics involving electronic discovery, litigation support and project management.
Johnathan P. Rowe
President, Pinpoint Labs
George J. Socha, Jr.
President, Socha Consulting LLC
George Socha is the president and founder of Socha Consulting LLC, an electronic discovery consulting firm. In 2003 he and Tom Gelbmann launched the Socha-Gelbman Electronic Discovery Survey, now Apersee (apersee.com) and in 2005 they started EDRM (edrm.net). George is an advisor and expert witness and advisor focusing on the full range of electronic discovery activities. His clients include corporations, governmental agencies, legal vertical market software and services providers, investment firms and law firms. Before launching his consulting firm, George spent 16 years as a litigation attorney in private practice. He received his law degree from Cornell Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Denise J. Talbert
Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc.
John Tredennick is the founder and CEO of Catalyst Repository Systems, which provides secure, web-based software to help corporations and their counsel manage electronic discovery and work together on complex legal and regulatory matters. Founded in 2000, the company has grown to over 150 people located in major cities across the U.S. and Asia. Prior to founding Catalyst, John was a nationally known trial lawyer and partner with Holland and Hart. He was an early pioneer in legal technology and was editor-in-chief of the multi-author, two-book series, Winning With Computers: Trial Practice in the Twenty-First Century (ABA Press 1990, 1991). Both were ABA best sellers focusing on using computers in litigation technology. At the same time, he wrote, How to Prepare for Take and Use a Deposition at Trial (James Publishing 1990), which he and his co-author continued to supplement for several years. He also wrote, Lawyer’s Guide to Spreadsheets (Glasser Publishing 2000), and, Lawyer’s Guide to Microsoft Excel 2007 (ABA Press 2009).
John is the former chair of the ABA’s Law Practice Management Section. For many years, he was editor-in-chief of the ABA’s Law Practice Management magazine, a monthly publication focusing on legal technology and law office management. More recently, he founded and edited Law Practice Today, a monthly ABA webzine that focuses on legal technology and management. Over two decades, John has written scores of articles on legal technology and spoken on legal technology to audiences on four of the five continents.
Catalyst is a leading legal-technology company providing secure, scalable multi-lingual document repositories for electronic discovery, litigation support, and other complex regulatory matters. For over a decade, corporations and their counsel have relied on Catalyst to control litigation costs and make review teams more effective. Our systems and supporting services cover the heart of the litigation lifecycle-from processing and search, to analytics, review, production and trial. www.catalystsecure.com
Director, Robert Half Legal eDiscovery Services