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Early Case Assessment (ECA) and Data Processing

If are you confused about ESI processing and don't know what ECA even is, this course will answer all your questions

"Very useful information, very well done!"

- Greg S., Account Manager at eDiscovery Service Provider

In this course you will learn.....

About the most misunderstood step of the e-discovery process - PROCESSING, and the another step of the e-discovery process that is not listed on the EDRM (but should be) EARLY CASE ASSESSMENT. You will be given practical examples and tools to gain valuable knowledge and skills to navigate these steps of the e-discovery process. Upon the completion of this course, you will have some basic core competencies to implement in your workplace and make you more valuable to your firm.

Key Takeaways:

  • This course is aimed at beginners, therefore, all the concepts are explained in an easy to understand manner.
  • This course places emphasis the practical approach and shows you how to handle real-world problems.
  • Understand data processing and how to evaluate and work with outside e-discovery vendors
  • This course is eligible for one (1) Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS) re-certification or eligibility credit

The course downloads and extras include:

  1. Checklists to keep your projects on track
  2. A list of free or low cost tools to help you analyze your data
  3. Glossary of terms

Suggested prerequisites:

  1. eDiscovery Crash Course
  2. Data Identification
  3. Data Preservation and Legal Hold


Your Instructor


Tamara Loveland
Tamara Loveland

Ms. Loveland has over two decades of practice support, litigation and project management experience in medium and large law firms, consulting services and now government. She has extensive case and project management experience on large complex to small cases; including multi-jurisdictional cases in state and federal court. Tamara is currently serving as an Electronic Evidence Specialist in criminal and civil cases for the U.S. Attorney’s office. She is also a current Adjunct Professor with UCLA Extension and a former Adjunct Professor at Cal State Los Angeles, teaching litigation technology and e-discovery project management classes in the paralegal training programs.

Tamara's practice support specialties include electronic document collection, preservation, spoliation prevention, preparing e-discovery budgets, designing and building case-specific databases in Relativity or Eclipse SE, preparing electronic data for production, setting up war rooms and creating multi-media presentations for trial.

Tamara holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, several e-discovery related software certifications and is a a Certified Paralegal.


Frequently Asked Questions


When will this course become available?
This course will be available for FREE enrollment starting at midnight (PST) on E-Discovery Day - December 4, 2019 until 11:59 PM (PST) on December 4, 2019.
How long do I have access to the course?
If you enroll in this course during the FREE ENROLLMENT PERIOD, you will have unlimited access to this course - across any and all devices you own, for as long as it remains available on the E-Discovery Masters website.
Do I receive a grade or any credits for this class?
We do not grade your performance in this class and you can not earn any credits. However, you will have to pass the final exam with a 75% or better to demonstrate that you understand what you have learned and to receive your Certificate of Completion.

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