Survey of judges’ perspectives on e-discovery highlights need for education

LegalTech News | 2.23.18

“. . . judges aren’t enthused with the e-discovery competency of the attorneys who appear before them. Exterro Inc.’s 2018 Federal Judges Survey Report was revealed in full today, with participation in the reporting from BDO Consulting and EDRM at Duke University School of Law. The survey of 30 federal judges revealed that many continue to see a lack of e-discovery awareness in courts—only 23 percent strongly agreed or somewhat agreed that “the typical attorney possesses the legal and technical subject matter knowledge required to effectively counsel clients on e-discovery matters,” while 47 percent somewhat disagreed (none strongly disagreed).”

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