Happy Hour with Women in E-Discovery!
To continue to bond as professional women, let's meet in a more social setting. May's Happy Hour was a lovely success, so, come and enjoy a cocktail (or a mocktail) with your fellow Women in E-Discovery members! Let’s get to know each other!
Wednesday, September 27, 2018 @ 5:30p.m. (HH is from 5-7pm!)
Zig Zag Cafe, http://zigzagseattle.com/
Zig Zag Café is located at 1501 Western Ave. on the 2nd floor of the Madore Building directly behind the Pike Place Market You will not see us at street level.
The entrance is on the Pike St. Hill Climb, which is a set of stairs that runs along the South side of the Madore building. From Western Ave.- Look for Kasala Furniture, head down the stairs two landings and we are on the right hand side
After a very successful inaugural event in July 2017, we are doing it again!
Women in eDiscovery, Houston Chapter, in partnership with South Texas College of Law and ACEDS will be hosting the second annual "Legal Technology Showcase & Conference".
This one-day technology showcase will bring together legal thought leadership, innovative technology providers, practitioners, legal support staff and law school students in one venue to network and collaborate on current legal industry trends and innovative technology products.
The generous philanthropy of the South Texas College of Law, ACEDS, conference sponsors and technology exhibitors make this event possible and provide an opportunity to attend this local event without a fee.
The event is open to all professionals within the legal industry including attorneys, litigation support and legal operations professionals, paralegals, legal IT staff, court reporters, consultants, recruiters and vendors.
The conference will feature several educational sessions (with CLE credit!) led by industry experts and thought leaders along with a full day of technology exhibits from leading legal technology providers. The agenda and speakers will be updated as they are finalized.
The event agenda includes a continental breakfast, welcome keynote, 3 educational sessions, lunch, all day exhibitions, and a post-event happy hour.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to enter in a drawing to win a CEDS scholarship courtesy of ACEDS (The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists).
And finally, we hope you will participate in this years community outreach in support of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy by bringing a new book for donation.
Visit the conference website here.
Join other WiE members at Relativity Fest 2018 in Chicago, IL!
Code is WiEFEST18
Once past 8/18 the rate goes up to $1450 and will then be a $400 discount for WiE members bringing them back to $1050
JOIN US FOR A SPEED NETWORKING EVENT TO MEET OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DC CHAPTER.
The speed networking will start promptly at 6:00pm. Please bring your business card/branding token for the networking event.
Welcome to Fall! The weather is still beautiful so let's enjoy it while it lasts.
Please join us for Happy Hour at Guard and Grace Thursday, October 4th, 2018 from 4-6 pm. Guard and Grace is located on the lobby level of the CenturyLink building at 18th & California in downtown Denver.
Thank you to ProSearch Strategies for sponsoring this event!
Bring friends from the office and have fun with your fellow Denver WiE ladies. This is a great opportunity to talk with WiE Board Members, pick the brains of our amazing WiE members, offer ideas for future WiE events and meet our friends at ProSearch.
Please RVSP if you are interested in attending.
We hope to see you on October 4th!
Cheers,Women in eDiscovery - Denver Chapter
Elvis Chan, Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI San Francisco’s Cyber Branch, will discuss the cyberthreat outlook for this year and resulting impact on public and private sector entities, and the FBI’s posture for addressing them. He will also provide prevention and incident response guidance.
Elvis Chan is a Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) assigned to the FBI San Francisco Branch. SSA Chan manages a squad responsible for investigating national security cyber matters. With over 12 years in the Bureau, he is a decorated agent who is recognized within the Intelligence Community as a cyberterrorism expert. SSA Chan was the lead agent on significant cyber investigations and managed joint counterterrorism operations with domestic and foreign law enforcement agencies. Prior to joining the Bureau, SSA Chan was a process development engineer in the semiconductor industry for 12 years. He holds two U.S. patents, presents at many technical and law enforcement symposiums, and published multiple articles in technical journals. SSA Chan graduated from the University of Washington with degrees in chemical engineering and chemistry.
Many thanks to our gracious location and food sponsor Visa. The meeting will be held in the conference room 3 Bridges - Metro 1, 12 Floor (Visa University).
Lunch and networking will begin at 11:30AM with the formal presentation running from noon-1PM. Please RSVP by Friday, 10/5.
Our next membership meeting will be a roundtable discussion of the membership sharing our favorite tips and tools of the trade. Bring your ideas for the best tools, programs, shortcuts, and other helpful ideas that you use on a daily basis, in a pinch, or that just saved the day that one time!
In addition, it is board election time again! Everyone should have received a separate email on September 8th outlining the positions and election process. Nominations are due October 1st. At the meeting, we will hear from each candidate and vote!
Date: Wednesday, October 10
Time: 11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (grab lunch and mingle)
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (roundtable, elections and other business)
Location: Perkins Coie, 1201 Third Ave, Suite 4900, Seattle WA 98104
Lunch will be generously sponsored this month by Blackstone Discovery!
We encourage non-members to go online and register as a member for WiE’s Seattle Chapter (www.womeninediscovery.org/chapters).
Non-member guests who are interested in E-Discovery are welcome to join and check us out as well. The more the merrier, we just need a correct head count so please RSVP to the Evite which will be sent out next week and email email@example.com with the names of additional guests.
Meetings and event updates are posted on the Women in eDiscovery calendar (and below)
2018 Seattle Chapter Meeting Schedule
December 12, 2018 at K&L Gates
To share feedback or get more involved with WiE, please email the Seattle Chapter Board @
Chapter Director: Bree Kelly
Chapter Assistant Director: Annalisa Provence
Chapter Secretary: Debbie Beeler
Chapter Membership Co-Director: Lisa Braverman
Women in eDiscovery is honored to have a panel of stellar practitioners who will talk about their careers and other not-so-obvious paths to jobs in ESI and tech-based legal fields. The traditional paths to prosperity are being redefined every day and career choices are becoming more diverse than ever. These leading ladies will share stories about their own journeys to success, and give advice on how you can actualize your personal career goals.
Ruth Hauswirth - Special Counsel, Director of Litigation & E-discovery Services at Cooley LLP
Mikki Tomlinson – eDiscovery Advisor at Sempra Energy
Betsu Munguia – Case Manager at The California Attorney General’s Office
Date: Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018
“Life of an eDiscovery Project Manager” Panel Discussion
Location: Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman
Time: noon – 12:30pm
For Women in eDiscovery’s October meeting, we invite you to learn how to best engage with some of the most important individuals in eDiscovery, the project managers. We will be hearing from an all-female panel of eDiscovery project managers to hear about their most important day-to-day skill sets, challenges, and successes.
The "Life of an eDiscovery Project Manager" panel will be moderated by Marie Thomas, Project Manager, E-Discovery and Litigation Technology at Friedman Kaplan. The other panelists will consist of women from a corporate, law firm and vendor environment.
Our host for this event is: Friedman Kaplan
Tuesday, October 16th – WiE New York Volunteering at St. Luke’s Soup Kitchen
WiE DC Chapter,
It's hard to believe that we are coming up on the election period for the 2018-2019 DC Chapter of Women in E-Discovery Board of Directors. We have had a great time serving on the Board for the past two years and would like to sincerely thank all our members, sponsors, speaker and hosts for participating and supporting our meetings!
If you have enjoyed being a member and attending our meetings, please consider running for a position at our next Chapter of Women in eDiscovery Board Member elections meeting on October 17. Please respond to this email with your nominations no later than September 18th using the attached nomination form and a short bio.
The following are the open positions for the 2018-2019 term (full position descriptions attached):
Chapter Assistant Director
Chapter Membership Director
Chapter Meetings Director
If you are interested in running for a board position, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the position that you would like to run for and a short bio. Each candidate will be asked to give a 3 to 5 minute speech at our October 17th meeting to share why they are running for the particular board position. Please note that in accordance with the organization's Policies and Procedures, you are permitted to run for only one position, and members must be present to vote.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you all in a few short weeks.
Women in eDiscovery
oin Women in eDiscovery at First Covenant Church to prepare and serve hamburgers to the shelter guests.
First Covenant Church offers shelter to 50 men and women experiencing homelessness and is now open year-round. In the past they offered shelter only during the winter months.
The Women in eDiscovery Community Service Committee has long supported this organization and this event is a favorite among our committee.
Cybersecurity at Law Firms
18 Oct 2018 12:00PM (PDT)
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth
660 Newport Center Drive, # 1600, Newport Beach, CA 92660
SoCAL Women in eDiscovery Conference
20 Oct 2018 1PM (PDT)
Additional information to follow
Women in eDiscovery's Southern California Chapters, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Orange County are excited to be collaborating on a half day education conference and networking event on Saturday, October 20th. Women in eDiscovery members from all over Southern California are encouraged to come to this event to meet other chapter members and learn about new trending eDiscovery topics.
1:00-1:30 Registration + Technology Demos
1:30-2:30 Session I: Ephemeral Data
2:45-3:45 Session II: Blockchain
4:00-5:00 Session III: Cyber Security
5:00 Happy Hour
Georgetown Law - Discounts for Conference and InReach
Date: November 15-16, 2018
Location: JW Marriott, Washington DC
Website: Georgetown Law CLE
Women in eDiscovery members will receive $100 off new registrations for their Advanced eDiscovery Institute and 25% off any InReach program!
Our annual Advanced eDiscovery Institute has gained a reputation among judges, practitioners, and vendors as the leading eDiscovery conference of its kind in the United States. Now in its fifteenth year, this program, planned by our national Advisory Board, gives attendees access to more federal judges than any similar program and provides the opportunity to learn at an advanced level from the leading eDiscovery practitioners and academics from across the country. A combination of plenary sessions and targeted break-out sessions allows you to craft your own learning experience. You will be exposed to the latest case law, trends in all aspects of eDiscovery, and judicial and practitioner perspectives on where this fascinating world is heading in the next few years. If you attend only one eDiscovery conference in the next year, this should be it.
Discount Code: WiEAEDI100
Discount Code: WiE25 - 25% off any InReach programs
Click to Access Registration Page
Please mark your calendar for this upcoming Women in eDiscovery Event!
Wednesday, 12/5 (evening) – Trifecta Holiday Party – WiE/ACEDS/ILTA in San Francisco
Hold the date! More info to follow....
Women in eDiscovery 2019 National Conference
SAVE THE DATE!
Date: May 8-10, 2019
Location: W Hotel, Austin, TX
We are happy to announce that Women in eDiscovery will hold its first ever national conference in 2019. We are looking for conference planning committee volunteers. If you are interested, please email the executive directors at ED@womeninediscovery.org. There will be more information about the conference coming your way soon!
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