2018 UF Law E-Discovery Conference

Presenters

Conference Moderators

William Hamilton

William Hamilton is a University of Florida Levin College of Law​ Skills Professor. Professor Hamilton teaches electronic discovery, data analytics, and complex litigation. Mr. Hamilton is also the Executive Director of the International Center for Automated Information Retrieval at the law school.

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George Socha

George Socha is a Managing Director in BDO’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he assists corporate, law firm, and governmental clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance. George has served clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical,

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Conference Presenters

Ralph Artigliere

Judge Artigliere retired as a Circuit Judge from Florida’s Tenth Judicial Circuit in Bartow to teach and write. Before his appointment to the bench in 2001 by Governor Bush, Judge Artigliere was in private practice where he tried primarily professional negligence,

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Martin Audet

Martin Audet is an Attorney and forensic technologist with over 21 years’ experience in electronic data management within government/law enforcement and commercial organizations, focused on investigations, eDiscovery and compliance. Throughout his career, Martin has assisted law firms and corporations in meeting their legal and compliance objectives by providing substantive,

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Doug Austin

Doug is the Vice President of Products and Professional Services for CloudNine. At CloudNine, Doug manages professional services consulting projects for CloudNine clients. Doug has over 25 years of experience providing legal technology consulting, technical project management and software development services to numerous commercial and government clients.

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Craig Ball

Craig Ball is a Board Certified trial lawyer, certified computer forensic examiner, law professor and electronic evidence expert. He has dedicated his career to teaching the bench and bar about forensic technology and trial tactics. After decades trying lawsuits, Craig limits his practice to service as a court-appointed special master and consultant in computer forensics and E-Discovery.

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Patricia D. Barksdale

Patricia Barksdale was sworn-in as a United States Magistrate Judge on November 1, 2013. Judge Barksdale received her B.A. from the University of Florida, where she was awarded the Outstanding Female Leader for the Class of 1993 and was inducted in the University of Florida Hall of Fame,

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Julie Brown

Julie currently manages the Litigation Technology Department at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. The department provides consultation, support, training, processing and production of e-discovery. She was awarded the 2011 Litigation and Practice Support Champion award by the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA).

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Ian Campbell

Ian Campbell is President & Chief Executive Officer of iCONECT Development LLC, a global market leader in producing cutting-edge, innovative eDiscovery software products and services for the legal industry. He is responsible for sales operations and business development, product lifecycle development,

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Suzanne Clark

Suzanne is Of Counsel at eDiscovery CoCounsel, pllc, a law firm providing consumer lawyers and their clients with cutting edge Electronic Discovery practice and evidence management in the areas of Complex and Multi-District Litigation.

Prior to joining eDiscovery CoCounsel,

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Aaron D. Crews

As Littler’s first Chief Data Analytics Officer, Aaron D. Crews brings an extensive background focused on the intersection of technology, business and the law.

Aaron manages the operations of Littler’s data analytics practice and leads the development and implementation of technology-based solutions that provide value to the firm and its clients.

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Kenya Dixon

Kenya Dixon is currently a supervisory attorney and the Assistant Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection’s Department of Litigation Technology & Analysis at the Federal Trade Commission. Prior to entering the e-Discovery & technology fields, Kenya practiced law as a litigator for Epstein Becker &

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Corey Douglas

Corey Douglas is Vice President of Business Development at Advanced Discovery and a Certified eDiscovery Specialist  based in Miami, FL. Corey has over a decade of experience in the legal industry having worked at Am Law 200 firms prior to entering the eDiscovery service provider space.

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John Facciola

John M. Facciola was appointed a United States Magistrate Judge in the District of Columbia in 1997. He retired from the bench in 2015 and is now an adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law where he teaches Information Technology and Modern Litigation,

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James C. Francis IV

James C. Francis IV is a Distinguished Lecturer at the CUNY School of Law where, among other things, he teaches Electronic Discovery. From 1985 until 2017 he served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of New York.

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Canaan Himmelbaum

Mr. Himmelbaum is the Vice President of Business Development at Advanced Discovery. He is considered an authority on collection processes, search syntax creation and application, data processing, the use of analytics technologies and document review project management. Canaan practiced law for eight years as both in-house and outside counsel.

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David Horrigan

David Horrigan is Relativity’s e-discovery counsel and legal content director. An attorney, law school guest lecturer, e-discovery industry analyst, and award-winning journalist, David oversees the legal content produced at Relativity, speaks at legal and industry events, and authors articles on the intersection of law and technology,

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Tessa Jacob

Tessa is the founder and chair of Husch Blackwell’s eDiscovery Solutions group. A practicing attorney for 20 years, Tessa has a strong understanding of the legal, technical, and strategic aspects of eDiscovery. Tessa has served as lead eDiscovery counsel in numerous class actions,

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Gary R Jones

Judge Jones was appointed a United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Florida on September 10, 2010, after having served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Middle District of Florida for ten years. Judge Jones received his B.A.

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Mary Mack

E-discovery pioneer Mary Mack has joined ACEDS as executive director. Mary brings to ACEDS and its membership more than a decade of strong credibility and sound leadership within the e-discovery community.

Mary is known for her skills in relationship and community building as well as for the depth of her e-discovery knowledge.

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William Matthewman

United States Magistrate Judge William Matthewman was appointed to the federal bench in 2012. He sits in the West Palm Beach division of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. As a U.S. Magistrate Judge, he handles both civil and criminal cases.

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Mac R. McCoy

Mac Richard McCoy was appointed on July 1, 2015 to serve as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Fort Myers Division of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.  Prior to his appointment, Judge McCoy was a Shareholder in the National Trial and National Class Actions Practice Groups at Carlton Fields,

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Scott A. Milner

Co-leader and one of the original attorneys in Morgan Lewis’s eData practice, Scott A. Milner counsels and advises companies in electronic discovery and information governance processes and best practices. He works with Morgan Lewis’s lawyers across practice groups to tailor strategies and discovery management plans for clients around the globe,

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Tom O’Connor

Tom O’Connor is a nationally known consultant, speaker and writer in the field of computerized litigation support systems. A New England native who graduated from The Johns Hopkins University in 1972 with a BA in Political Science Tom attended law school for one year at The University of Notre Dame before returning to Baltimore and undertaking a career as a paralegal specializing in complex litigation.

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Jason A. Pill

Jason Pill practices in the area of Labor & Employment, as well as Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection. He represents employers regarding claims involving employment discrimination laws, wage and hour laws, family and medical leave laws, whistleblower laws, union-management relations,

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Mike Quartararo

Michael Quartararo is the Director of Litigation Support Services at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, and the author of the 2016 book Project Management in Electronic Discovery, published by eDiscoveryPM.com. With 20+ years of experience in the legal services industry,

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Laura A. Rosenbury

Laura A. Rosenbury is the Dean and Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law at University of Florida Levin College of Law. Since joining UF Law in July 2015, Dean Rosenbury has focused on raising the national and international profile of the law school.

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Amanda Arnold Sansone

Amanda Arnold Sansone is a United States Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Florida. Prior to becoming a judge, she served as a Senior Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division at the Office of the Florida Attorney General and as a Shareholder with Carlton Fields,

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Kelly Twigger

Kelly Twigger is the Principal of ESI Attorneys, one of the first law firms in the country dedicated to advising clients on issues in electronic discovery, open records and FOIA, compliance and information management. Ms. Twigger’s practice includes consulting with clients on information governance and issues with electronically stored information (ESI) and acting as eDiscovery counsel for law firms,

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Robert Wilkins

Robert W. Wilkins is the Chair of the Litigation Department of Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs. He is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in both Business Litigation and Civil Trial Law. He has over 30 years’ experience as a trial lawyer in both federal and state courts representing a broad spectrum of clients from individuals to multi-national corporations.

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Consortium

Craig Ball

Craig Ball is a Board Certified trial lawyer, certified computer forensic examiner, law professor and electronic evidence expert. He has dedicated his career to teaching the bench and bar about forensic technology and trial tactics. After decades trying lawsuits, Craig limits his practice to service as a court-appointed special master and consultant in computer forensics and E-Discovery.

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Adam Candeub

Professor Adam Candeub joined the MSU Law faculty in fall 2004. He is also a Fellow with MSU’s Institute of Public Utilities, which is cosponsored by MSU College of Law. Prior to this position, he was an attorney-advisor for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the Media Bureau and previously in the Common Carrier Bureau,

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Randy Diamond

Professor Randy Diamond is Director of Library and Technology Resources and Legal Research Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law. In 2010 he created an Electronic Discovery course for students to learn about this rapidly developing field.

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John Facciola

John M. Facciola was appointed a United States Magistrate Judge in the District of Columbia in 1997. He retired from the bench in 2015 and is now an adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law where he teaches Information Technology and Modern Litigation,

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James C. Francis IV

James C. Francis IV is a Distinguished Lecturer at the CUNY School of Law where, among other things, he teaches Electronic Discovery. From 1985 until 2017 he served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of New York.

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Steven S. Gensler

Professor Steven S. Gensler is the Pierson Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He has published over 20 articles on a wide range of procedural topics including electronic discovery and is the author of West Publishing’s Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Rules and Commentary,

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Andrew M. Pardieck

Professor Andrew M. Pardieck graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and the Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington. He then completed a doctorate degree in law at the University of Hokkaido School of Law, where he wrote his dissertation,

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Paula Schaefer

Paula Schaefer is a Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee College of Law. She teaches Professional Responsibility, Civil Procedure, Ediscovery, Pre-Trial Litigation, and Behavioral Legal Ethics. As a lawyer, she practiced in the area of business litigation.

Schaefer’s scholarship considers issues of attorney fiduciary duty and professional conduct obligations.

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