Wednesday, March 30, 2005

American Bar Association begins second printing of Electronic Discovery Resource

Authored by Kroll Ontrack® experts, the publication that helps educate legal professionals on the evolving electronic discovery marketplace

MINNEAPOLIS – March 30, 2005 – Due to the success of its first print run, the American Bar Association has begun offering a second printing of the book titled “Electronic Evidence and Discovery: What Every Lawyer Should Know.” The book is authored by Kristin Nimsger and Michele C.S. Lange of Kroll Ontrack®, the leading provider of electronic and paper-based document discovery solutions and computer forensic services for law firms, government entities and corporations.

Kristin Nimsger, Esq., vice president of Legal Technologies and Michele C.S. Lange, staff attorney, authored the comprehensive manual on electronic evidence and discovery in 2004 for the ABA’s section of Science and Technology Law. The book assists lawyers in grasping legal issues associated with electronic evidence and helps demystify the technology.

“We are very pleased that legal professionals are finding our book a valuable resource in the electronic evidence and discovery field,” said Nimsger. “This is an area that is constantly changing and has become routine in litigation today. Continuing education is essential to stay on top of these changes.”

“When Kristin and Michele approached us about the possibility of writing this book, we jumped at the opportunity,” said Richard Paszkiet, executive editor of ABA Publishing. “Books such as this one, authored by industry experts like Kristin and Michele, help our members stay competitive in their legal practice and current on e-discovery procedures.”

The cutting-edge and practical guide is designed to arm lawyers with relevant information, tools, and knowledge including:

  • The difference between electronic and paper evidence

  • Computer forensics v. e-discovery: how the two disciplines impact the practice of law

  • Emerging law: common law, rules, and statutes addressing electronic evidence

  • Requesting electronic evidence in litigation

  • Responding to electronic evidence requests in litigation

  • Working with an electronic evidence expert.

The book also contains numerous charts, rules and statutes relating to electronic evidence, case law, sample forms, and secondary resources.

“Electronic Evidence and Discovery: What Every Lawyer Should Know” can be ordered by calling (800) 285-2221 or by visiting Cost of the book is $89.95 ($79.95 for Science and Technology Law members) with all proceeds benefiting the American Bar Association.

About Kroll Ontrack Inc.

Kroll Ontrack Inc. ( provides electronic and paper-based discovery, computer forensics, and data recovery solutions to help companies, law firms, and government agencies quickly and cost-effectively review, manage and produce information and documents. Kroll Ontrack, based in Eden Prairie, Minn., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kroll Inc., the world's leading risk consulting company.


Ryan Boekelheide
Public Relations
Kroll Ontrack Inc.
9023 Columbine Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55347
(952) 516-3581