Introduction. Part I: Examining e-Discovery and ESI Essentials. Chapter 1: Knowing Why e-Discovery Is a Burning Issue. Chapter 2: Taking a Close Look at Electronically Stored Information (ESI). Chapter 3: Building e-Discovery Best Practices into Your Company. Part II: Guidelines for e-Discovery and Professional Competence. Chapter 4: The Playbook: Federal Rules and Advisory Guidelines. Chapter 5: Judging Professional Competence and Conduct. Part III: Identif ying, Preser ving, and Collecting ESI. Chapter 6: Identifying Potentially Relevant ESI. Chapter 7: Complying with ESI Preservation and a Litigation Hold. Chapter 8: Managing e-Discovery Conferences and Protocols. Part IV: Processing, Protecting, and Producing ESI. Chapter 9: Processing, Filtering, and Reviewing ESI. Chapter 10: Protecting Privilege, Privacy, and Work Product. Chapter 11: Producing and Releasing Responsive ESI. Part V: Get ting Litigation Ready. Chapter 12: Dealing with Evidentiary Issues and Challenges. Chapter 13: Bringing In Special Forces: Computer Forensics. Part VI: Strategizing for e-Discovery Success. Chapter 14: Managing and Archiving Business Records. Chapter 15: Viewing e-Discovery Law from the Bench. Chapter 16: e-Discovery for Large-Scale and Complex Litigation. Chapter 17: e-Discovery for Small Cases. Part VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 18: Ten Most Important e-Discovery Rules. Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Keep an Edge on Your e-Discovery Expertise. Chapter 20: Ten e-Discovery Cases with Really Good Lessons. Glossary. Index.
Linda Volonino is an e-discovery consultant and computer forensics expert who aids lawyers and judges in preparing for e-discovery. She is coauthor of Computer Forensics For Dummies. Ian Redpath is an attorney with 32 years of litigation experience in federal courts. He consults on e-discovery.