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On-site e-Discovery Training

Just as we are enthusiastic about practicing computer forensics and e-Discovery, we also love sharing our knowledge and helping you become more successful at what you do. Our e-Discovery training program covers the strategic and technical aspects of the e-Discovery process and includes hands-on exercises where you can practice with data and tools and work through real world scenarios. Some of the learning objectives of our e-Discovery training are:

  • What is electronically stored information (ESI), and what are the most common sources of ESI?
  • What you should know before “meet and confer” – also known as the Rule 26(f) conference.
  • How should ESI be preserved, collected and handled?
  • How is electronic data stored on computer systems? How do digital forensic examiners recover deleted data?
  • What is metadata? What is the significance of certain metadata fields found in electronic evidence?
  • What are the most common e-mail systems? What are their effects on e-Discovery and computer forensics?
  • What are your options for narrowing the data set down to responsive documents? (i.e. search and culling)
  • What is e-Discovery processing? What are some of the key decision you need to make before the e-Discovery processing stage?
  • What are the commonly used forms of ESI productions? What are the benefits and drawbacks of each?
e-Discovery Training

If you are interested in learning about a specific topic outside of our e-Discovery training program, feel free to contact us and we can discuss providing customized e-Discovery training for your firm.

LexisNexis Concordance Training

One of Meridian Discovery’s partners, Arman Gungor, holds the LexisNexis Certified Concordance Administrator and LexisNexis Certified FYI Administrator certifications and has years of hands-on experience with LexisNexis Concordance® both as an end user as well as a consultant. He is the author of our popular Concordance CPL to Populate Production Attachment Ranges as well as our Create Concordance DCB from Load File CPL.

Concordance Training

Beginner Concordance Training Program

Our beginner LexisNexis Concordance Training program is designed to bring beginner Concordance users up-to-speed and teach them crucial skills such as:

  • Concordance user interface and shortcuts
  • Navigating between databases, documents and pages
  • Searching and tagging documents
  • Saving Concordance search history and queries
  • Issues and notes
  • Working with images and native files
  • Redacting and annotating images
  • Popular Concordance workflows for efficient linear document review
  • Sorting the Concordance database and table view
  • Coding and data entry using Concordance
  • Exporting results and preparing reports
  • Printing documents in Concordance

Advanced Concordance Training Program

If you are already a seasoned Concordance user, you can take your skills to the next level with our Advanced Concordance Training Program. You can learn new skills such as:

  • Tips and tricks for creating efficient Concordance databases
  • Importing documents into Concordance and performing load tests
  • Concordance database architecture and file structure
  • Backing up Concordance databases
  • Database overlays and database to database transfers
  • Performing advanced searches in Concordance
  • Registering images and addressing common image problems
  • Preparing native hyperlinks in Concordance
  • User administration, security and permissions
  • Setting up an audit trail in Concordance
  • Stop words, indexing and the Concordance database dictionary
  • Advanced tag management and maintenance
  • Performing global replacements
  • Using validation and authority lists
  • Finding duplicate documents
  • Working with transcripts
  • Concatenating Concordance databases
  • Concordance Imagebase management
  • Replication
  • Performing image productions using Concordance
  • Snapshots
  • Advanced metadata export techniques
  • Adding menu items to Concordance
  • Using popular Concordance CPLs

Concordance CPL Training

Concordance CPLs are a great way to automate tasks in Concordance. Want to learn how to make your own CPLs? We’ll show you how:

  • What is Concordance CPL and how it differs from other programming languages?
  • Writing your first CPL program
  • Variables and functions
  • Operators
  • Flow control
  • Common CPL functions
  • Automating common tasks using Concordance CPL

MCLE Seminars

In addition to on-site e-Discovery training and LexisNexis Concordance training, Meridian Discovery provides on-site MCLE seminars to law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, Orange County and California. Our MCLE seminars are approved by The State Bar of California for MCLE credit, and they provide an interactive learning experience where participants can get our expert’s take on popular e-Discovery matters, see hands-on examples and ask questions.

If there is a specific topic your firm is interested in, let us know and we can discuss preparing a customized MCLE presentation for you.