Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Kroll Ontrack reinvents educational course offerings to address the latest
e-discovery challenges

Enhanced 2011 E-Discovery Certification Course offerings include intermediate- and advanced-level education as well as one-day certification workshops

Minneapolis, MN – March 23, 2011 Kroll Ontrack, the leading provider of information management, legal technology and data recovery products and services, has expanded its E-Discovery Certification Course in 2011. This enhanced program now provides legal and technical professionals from corporations, law firms and government agencies with intermediate and advanced education to better prepare and manage electronically stored information (ESI) in the context of complex investigations, litigation and regulatory matters. In addition, Kroll Ontrack has expanded its geographic reach in 2011, adding a certification course workshop in New York City and planning additional workshops in other major cities.

With more than 25 years of experience in the legal, information management and data recovery industries, Kroll Ontrack possesses extensive expertise in preparedness and response best practices, technology applications and risk management. Through attending the E-Discovery Certification Course, participants will learn how to efficiently and cost-effectively manage their most critical asset – ESI. Attendees will participate in lectures and small group break-out sessions and also have an opportunity to earn Continuing Legal Education credits* upon course completion.

"Over the past decade, the emergence of new technologies has increased the volume and types of discoverable data, challenging companies and law firms to stay apprised of regulatory, investigatory and litigation requirements while managing efficiencies," said Kelly Kubacki, staff attorney, Kroll Ontrack. "As the demand for cost-effective, efficient data management continues to rise, so does the need for knowledgeable e-discovery experts. Kroll Ontrack is committed to providing all professionals, both legal and technical, with the essential education and training to effectively manage today’s multifaceted legal discovery challenges."

Designed for in-house counsel, IT staff, records managers, law firm attorneys, litigation support professionals, paralegals and government officials, the 2011 E-Discovery Certification Course will help attendees gain a competitive edge in the marketplace and increase their value as a vital legal and technical resource:

  • Intermediate Certification Course: This two-day course covers a broad range of discovery topics, including records management strategies, preservation and collection challenges and risks, production issues and solutions, early data assessment and benefits, advanced searching technologies, and document review and Intelligent Review Technology (IRT).

  • Advanced Certification Course: Building upon the intermediate curriculum, the Advanced Certification Course offers more technical depth and practical application, focusing heavily on strategies, technology and best practices. Topics include global disputes and investigations, data security concerns and considerations, advanced computer forensics, cloud computing, archive and backup data management, social media concerns, ethical issues in discovery, data preservation and collection, and IRT.

  • Certification Course Workshop: This new one-day, Intermediate Course covers topics that include preservation and collection, document review and IRT, technology trends and case law. Attendees will also have an opportunity to tour the new Kroll Ontrack document review facilities in these locations.

Kroll Ontrack will host intermediate and advanced courses at its Minneapolis headquarters April 7-8, Sept. 15-16, and Oct. 27-28 (intermediate) and June 9-10 and Dec. 8-9 (advanced). The first one-day certification workshop will be offered May 19 in New York City. For more information or to register for an upcoming course, please visit

The Legal Technologies & Consulting division of Kroll Ontrack provides corporations, law firms and government agencies with technology and consulting services for large scale paper and electronic discovery, computer forensics, and litigation readiness and incident response matters. Through the acquisition of TrialGraphix (September 2007), the leader in jury consulting and trial presentation services and technology, Kroll Ontrack now offers a wide range of trial services such as jury research; witness preparation; trial consulting; graphics; and presentation technology for mediations, arbitrations, and trial. Helping clients quickly and cost-effectively find, review, manage, produce and present relevant evidence, Kroll Ontrack has been recognized as the leading electronic discovery provider by the Am Law Tech Survey for eight consecutive years.

*CLE accreditation for 2011 is currently pending approval.

About Kroll Ontrack Inc.
Kroll Ontrack provides technology-driven services and software to help legal, corporate and government entities as well as consumers manage, recover, search, analyze, produce and present data efficiently and cost-effectively. In addition to its award-winning suite of software, Kroll Ontrack provides data recovery, data destruction, paper and electronic discovery, document review, computer forensics, secure information services, ESI and jury consulting, and trial presentation services. Kroll Ontrack is the technology services division of Kroll Inc., the global risk consulting company. Kroll is a subsidiary of Altegrity, an industry-leading provider of information solutions. For more information about Kroll Ontrack and its offerings please visit: