How to choose eDiscovery course

Instructors and speakers

  • Who are the primary instructors?
  • What is the experience and educational credentials of the primary instructors?
  • Have they authored and written books, articles, court decisions, or other substantive content regarding eDiscovery?
  • Have they been actively involved in litigation and handling eDiscovery?
  • What experience do they have in handling eDiscovery matters?
  • Are the speakers - attorneys, paralegals, service providers or other legal professionals?
  • Are the instructors recognized in the profession as eDiscovery experts?
    If so, by whom?
  • Are the insructors available for questons during the course?
    On what written content is the course based?
  • Is the course based on a treatise, textbook, or other publications?
  • How current are the materials for the course?
  • Is the course based on up-to-date content covering information technology, legal discovery concepts and admissibility of ESI?
  • Is the course only based on articles or cases?
  • Is the content comprehensive, comprehensible and integrated in an organized manner?
  • Does the course provide you a pre and post assessment test?
  • If so, who created the tests?
  • Are the tests updated?
  • Will the course provide you a completion certificate?
  • Does the course provide you with a "certificate of completion" that will be recognized in the legal profession as coming from a qualified education provider?
  • Have others taken the course?
  • Are there testimonials available as to the quality of the course?
  • Are names and organizations of the people providing the testimonials available?
  • Is the course CLE approved?
  • If so, in what states?
  • What is the cost of the course?


  • How long has the organization been in existence?
  • Was the organization created specifically to provide ediscovery education?
  • If so:
    Who are the prinicipals of the company?
    Do the principals have a background with e-discovery?