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Preparing Electronic Evidence for Trial: A Paralegal's Guide

  • 07/21/2023
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Preparing-Electronic-Evidence-For-Trial-A-Paralegal-s-Guide/Video-Webinar/97018ER_3948051?st=WA

Program Description

Help Tackle Authentication and Other Barriers to Admission

Getting electronic evidence into your possession is only half the battle. You still need to get it presentable and help your attorney overcome evidence hurdles if they want to use it in the courtroom. Join our experienced faculty for a practical refresher on the rules and the steps you must take to ensure your attorney can properly introduce exhibits into evidence and make an impactful presentation at trial. Build your trial preparation skills and register today!

  • Understand how the rules of evidence apply to ESI.
  • Know where to go for sufficient proof of authenticity or reliability.
  • Get practical tips and tricks for preparing social media, texts, and other specific types of data for trial.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to teach attendees how to prepare electronic evidence for trial. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  • Key Rules of Evidence You Must Know
    • Authentication Rules
    • Relevance (and Rule 403)
    • Hearsay
    • Original Writing/Best Evidence Rule
  • Collecting Proof of Authenticity
  • File Formats, Devices, Presentation Software - Do's and Don'ts
  • Pre-Marking/Bates Stamps
  • Preparing Emails, Text Messages, Social Media Posts, Video, and More for Trial

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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