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Zapproved Inc.

August 28, 2013 13:00 ET

2013 Conference on Preservation Excellence Convenes Leading Experts to Focus on Improving the Legal Preservation Process

Judicial Panel With Four Influential U.S. Magistrates Will Discuss Recent Case Law and Rules Amendments on September 18-19 in Portland

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2013) - The 2013 Conference on Preservation Excellence will bring together leading experts in electronic discovery, federal jurists and in-house legal counsel to explore the current legal standards and recommend best practices for meeting the expectations of the courts. The conference will be held September 18-19, 2013, at The Nines Hotel in Portland, Ore.

Now in its second year, the Conference on Preservation Excellence focuses solely on legal preservation, an area that continues to see opinions issued by the courts frequently with jurisdictions not always in agreement. The faculty that will provide their expertise includes:

  • Michael Arkfeld, Arkfeld and Associates
  • Craig Ball, Craig Ball P.C.
  • Elleanor Chin, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • David Cohen, Reed Smith LLP
  • Conor Crowley, Crowley Law Office
  • Hon. Paul S. Grewal, U.S. Magistrate Judge, District for the Northern District of California
  • Ruth Hauswirth, Cooley LLP
  • Hon. Ronald J. Hedges, Ronald J. Hedges, LLC and former U.S. Magistrate Judge, District of New Jersey
  • Hon. Frank Maas, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Southern District of New York
  • Robert Owen, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • Charlotte Riser Harris, Hess Corporation
  • Hon. Craig B. Shaffer, U.S. Magistrate Judge, District of Colorado
  • Susan Small, Assurant
  • Dawn Radcliffe, TransCanada
  • Ariana Tadler, Milberg LLP
  • Jeane Thomas, Crowell & Moring LLP
  • David Walton, Cozen O'Connor
  • Hon. David J. Waxse, U.S. Magistrate Judge, District of Kansas

The goal of the Conference on Preservation Excellence is to focus on the importance of sound data preservation practices and to emphasize real-world techniques that meet the standards demanded by the courts while minimizing the preservation burden in terms of both costs and labor. The agenda includes sessions on creating and executing a preservation plan, proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, defending preservation, international issues, creating a culture of compliance, and the challenges of social media and other emerging technologies.

To register and find complete information about the Conference on Preservation Excellence, visit The registration fee is $695 and attendees can earn up to 12.0 CLE credit hours (pending). The social media tag for the event is #PREX13.

The 2013 Conference on Preservation Excellence is presented by Legal Hold Pro from Zapproved Inc., Recommind, TERIS, Altep and GGO.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Chris Bright
    Zapproved Inc.
    Telephone: +1 503 307-1261
    Email: Email Contact