HUNTINGTON –- Second Creek Technologies LLC and Marshall University are offering a full day of training focusing on electronic discovery and forensics topics.

The West Virginia e-Discovery Conference will be held on the campus of the Marshall University Forensics Science Center in Huntington on Oct. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

"This is the first of an annual event that we plan to put on every year," said John Sammons, CEO of Second Creek. "We plan to bring in experts and practitioners from around the state to help keep the legal community -- and their clients -- up to speed on the growing field of electronic discovery and computer forensics. We also view this as an opportunity for academia as well. Students and professors can also benefit.

"This event will provide a bridge for the students and faculty to the front lines of electronic discovery and computer forensics. They will get to hear, first hand, from practitioners in the field about the current challenges they face and how they are conquering them."
The cost of the event is $180 per person. Lunch and a ticket to the Thundering Herd's football game against Houston later that day are also included.

Topics include:

* E-Discovery Response Teams - Brian M. Peterson Esq., Bowles, Rice, McDavid, Graff & Love LLP

* An Introduction to Internet Evidence – Sammons and David Irvin, COO, Second Creek Technologies LLC

* E-Discovery Costs – Mathew Nelson, Esq., Jackson Kelly PLLC

* Ethical Duties of Attorneys in e-Discovery – Jill McIntyre, Esq., and Erin Stankewicz, Esq., Jackson Kelly PLLC

* E-Discovery Case Law Update – Ray Shepard, Esq., Corporate Counsel, Second Creek Technologies LLC

* Digital Evidence Collection, Transport and Storage: Getting It Right – Dr. Terry Fenger, Director, Marshall University Forensic Science Center

* Getting the e-Stuff: Using the Rules in e-Discovery – David Duffield, Esq., Duffield & Lovejoy PLLC

The West Virginia CLE credit is pending for this training.

For more information or to register for this conference, call (304) 736-5454 or (877) 523-3253 or go to www.2ndcreek.net/discovery/ediscoveryconf.html

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