Description: Electronic filing with courts and agencies is no longer experimental -- it is the standard in nearly every jurisdiction. But how do you efficiently capture all this new material in your enterprise content management systems? If you don't do it right, your electronic matter record could be incomplete, or you may perpetuate inefficient processes designed for a bygone era. Learn how two firms tackled these challenges by improving their document management system (DMS) integration with electronic court systems, developing standardized workflows to track and store ECF content, and promoting user adoption of the new processes.
Sean Monahan, the Conflicts Counsel at Foster Pepper PLLC, advises the firm on legal ethics and related compliance matters. An attorney licensed in Washington, he also manages the conflicts and records departments, including intake, client engagements, ethical screens and file-closing.
Paul C. Wittekind is the Director of Information Technology Services at Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. Since 1993, he has overseen the firm's technology systems, identifying and coordinating the strategic direction of technology and advising and assisting Porzio's clients on technology-related matters. Paul also provides e-discovery consulting services to clients to develop protocols, coordinate data collection, implement the tools required to properly analyze electronically-stored information and manage the firm and client personnel involved with e-discovery data reviews.