The 2014 Summit featured the following speakers and presentations:

Attorney General Martha Coakley
The Attorney General explains her decision to start the Cyber Crime Division in 2007, which investigates and prosecutes complex criminal cases involving digital evidence, consultation on criminal matters involving technology, and the forensic examination of digital evidence. She also discusses the increase in digital evidence in both criminal and civil investigations leading to her initiative to build a state of the art cyber forensics lab. Ms. Coakley describes the evolution of ediscovery on the Office of the Attorney General and the impact it will have in the future.
Recorded Video
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Computer Forensics for the Legal Issue-Spotter
James Berriman, Esq.
CEO, Evidox Corporation
Mr. Berriman presents an in depth review of the impact digital forensics on ediscovery preservation and production.
Recorded Video
PowerPoint
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Six Years in the Making: The 2014 Amendments to the Massachusetts Rules of Civil Procedure
Honorable Fredric D. Rutberg
Massachusetts District Court Judge; Chair, SJC Standing Advisory Committee, Rules of Civil Procedure
Francis H. Fox, Esq.
Of Counsel, Bingham McCutchen, LLP; Member, SJC Standing Advisory Committee, Rules of Civil Procedure
Judge Rutberg and Mr. Fox present an overview of the painstaking process of amending the Massachusetts Rules of Civil Procedure addressing discovery of electronically stored information.
Recorded Video
Evidox – Mass. Rules for Ediscovery
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Computer Forensics from the Trenches
David Papargiris
EnCe, DFCP, GCFA, CCE
Director Digital Forensics
Evidox Corporation
Relying on his 27 years of law enforcement experience, and 15 years of digital forensic investigations, Mr. Papargiris presents techniques for attorneys to implement in civil and criminal investigations. David provides real world examples of how deleted data was recovered and searched. He will also show how to trace digital “fingerprints” across networks and devices.
Recorded Video
PowerPoint
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The Competent 21st Century Lawyer
Andrew Perlman, Esq.
Professor, Civil Procedure and Legal Ethics at Suffolk University Law School
Professor Perlman discusses recent changes to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct relating to lawyer competence in the 21st century. He covers the duty of confidentiality in a digital age and describes an innovative legal technology audit of law firms that was pioneered by Casey Flaherty, corporate counsel at Kia Motors America, which is being enhanced and automated at Suffolk Law School. Professor Perlman also discusses an innovative new curriculum that Suffolk has developed in the area of legal technology and innovation. He also demonstrates Google Glass, a wearable technology, and discusses its potential applications for lawyers.
Recorded Video: Part 1 (Google Glass)
Recorded Video: Part 2
PowerPoint
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The Proposed FRCP Amendments and the Judiciary
Honorable John L. Carroll
Dean, Cumberland School of Law; former US Magistrate Judge; former Chair, Discovery Subcommittee, US Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on the FRCP
Honorable Robert B. Collings
U.S. Magistrate Judge, D. Mass.; former Chair, National Conference of Federal Trial Judges
Judge Carroll and Judge Collings present their views on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the impact they are likely to have on the judiciary.
Recorded Video
PowerPoint
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ESI and Electronic Evidence in Massachusetts Litigation
Jonathan Sablone, Esq.
Partner, Ediscovery Chair, Nixon Peabody
Key note speaker Mr. Sablone presents topics from his recently published book, LexisNexis® Practice Guide Massachusetts e-Discovery and Evidence, 2013 Edition. His book is touted as THE source for in-depth practical guidance on conducting discovery of electronically stored information and successfully using that electronic evidence in federal or state court litigation in Massachusetts in light of the NEWLY ADOPTED AMENDMENTS to the Massachusetts Rules of Civil Procedure Dealing with eDiscovery.
Recorded Video
PowerPoint
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