George Socha: eDiscovery Leaders Live featuring Bill Hamilton of University of Florida – G. Levin College of Law

Extract from George Socha’s article “eDiscovery Leaders Live: Bill Hamilton of University of Florida – G. Levin College of Law”

Bill Hamilton, Senior Legal Skills Professor at the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law, joins George Socha, Senior Vice President of Brand Awareness at Reveal, for ACEDS #eDiscoveryLeadersLive.

A 30-year veteran of Big Law litigation, Bill taught eDiscovery at UF Law as an adjunct for 10 years and now is a full-time professor at the law school where he teaches eDiscovery, complex litigation, and related topics. Bill founded the UF Law E-Discovery Project, which includes the UF Law E-Discovery Conference, now in its tenth year and scheduled for February 8 and 8 in Gainesville, Florida, and virtually.

Key Quotes 

  • The idea is that we want to provide in every one of our sessions at least three takeaways from that 50 minutes that can be used by the attendees right away in their practice…. In the sessions themselves, what we are doing is we’re focused on providing a skillset and tools that the attendees can use right away.”
  • “The mission of the conference…is to improve the quality of the litigation process.”
  • “A panel is not simply three, four, or five individuals each one talking. It’s a collaborative activity. And that’s really the great thing about our conference. All the presenters stay for the entire conference. They’re in the audience for every panel. Every panel is talking together and talking with the audience and that’s a dynamic environment.”

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