Weekly Letter to Our EDRM Global Community – 26 March 2024

Weekly letter to our EDRM Global Community 26 March 2024
Image: Kaylee Walstad, EDRM with AI – Hat tip to Ralph Losey’s Visual Muse.

Dearest EDRM Community, 

The word of the week is: Eclipse.

In our legal tech world this week, EDRM Trusted Partner, HaystackID, offered the transcription of our EDRM Deep Dive into Generative AI they so graciously sponsored, with Mary Bennett moderating Dr. Maura R. Grossman, David R. Cohen, John Brewer, Kaylee Walstad and Mary Mack.

The Hon. Judge Ralph Artigliere (ret.) reprises his fireside chat with technologist, Shawn Arnold, co-founder of EDRM Trusted Partner, CodexTen on bringing AI in for appropriate legal tasks. Register for the April 16 discussion here.

Kaylee Walstad and Mary Mack, EDRM.

Let’s remain united in our support for each other. For support or to assist a colleague, contact us at info@edrm.net and join our 215th weekly Community Support Call.

On the EDRM Blog:     

Upcoming Webinars on the EDRM Global Webinar Channel 

Updates from Around the Globe – 

Recent Illumination Zone Podcasts: 

Catch our latest syndicated EDRM Global Podcast Network episodes on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, and more. Recent guests include Adrian Lurssen,  Shawn BelovichStephanie WilkinsDanny Pelc, JC Steinbrunner and Jen Grandkoski and  Jason Covey.

EDRM Announcements:

  • Update to EDRM’s Code of Conduct: As part of our own reflection on the unfortunate and horrifying events of Legalweek, EDRM has updated our Code of Conduct around in person, virtual, social and project events for respect and civility.  The time is now to make a difference. New projects including eDiscovery Workflows and EDRM 2.0 project are off and running.
  • Generative AI Policy Update: Check out our updated Generative AI and Large Language Model policy, focusing on disclosure and fact-checking. Read the Policies Here.

Weekly Community Support Call Join us every Tuesday at 6PM Eastern on Zoom for support and camaraderie. For the invitation to our 215th weekly call, email info@edrm.net. In case of a mental health emergency, consider these professional resources

Get Involved with EDRM We invite you to participate in our projects, webinars, support gatherings, and the EDRM Hub. Access these offerings at no cost, courtesy of our Trusted Partners and Event Sponsors. Please reach out to info@edrm.net for more information.

Step into the light!

Mary & Kaylee 

P.S. This update was assisted by GAI and LLM Technologies as per EDRM GAI and LLM Policy


  • Kaylee Walstad

    Kaylee Walstad, chief strategy officer of EDRM, leads the global project based organization and is the former VP of client engagement at a certification organization. Kaylee is known for her role in building communities, uniting people and companies across the globe, and brand amplification for partners through social media and events. A frequent public speaker on a variety of topics, from personal development to the nuances of e-discovery. Kaylee has a broad background in e-discovery and skills that uniquely position her to provide insight into the challenges faced by the end-users of e-discovery services and technology and the organizations serving them. She has extensive expertise in developing cross organizational discovery strategies for large litigation and investigations.

  • Mary Mack

    Mary Mack is the CEO and Chief Legal Technologist for EDRM. Mary was the co-editor of the Thomson Reuters West Treatise, eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel for 10 years and the co-author of A Process of Illumination: the Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery. She holds the CISSP among her certifications.