Recorded Webinar

Collecting Web Content: Modern Capture Practices for Admissible Evidence

Webinar Summary

Co-presented by Brett Burney and Patrick Schweihs, Esq., this presentation discusses both ineffectual and successful preservation practices. Presented with real-life stories from attorneys and survey data* collected in the spring of 2017, this webinar gives a clear snapshot of the current state of web content collection.

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Admissible Web Content
  • Ways Legal Professionals Miss Discoverable Evidence
  • Technical Challenges with Modern Web Capture
  • Timeliness of Capturing Web Content
  • Competency of Social Media Platforms
  • Ethics of Social Media Preservation
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About the Presenters

Brett Burney

Brett Burney is Principal of Burney Consultants LLC, and focuses the bulk of his time on bridging the chasm between the legal and technology frontiers of electronic discovery. Brett is also very active in the Mac-using lawyer community, working with lawyers who want to integrate Macs, iPhones & iPads into their practice.

Prior to establishing Burney Consultants LLC, Brett spent over 5 years at the law firm of Thompson Hine LLP where he worked with litigation teams in building document databases, counseling on electronic discovery issues, and supporting them at trial.

Brett graduated from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2000 and quickly became active in the world of legal technology. Brett is a frequent contributor to Legaltech News and speaks around the country on litigation support, e-discovery, Mac and iOS-related topics.

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Patrick Schweihs, Esq.

Patrick is a licensed Illinois attorney and US Patent attorney. He is passionate about the adoption of new technologies in legal practice. Patrick helps legal professionals capture website evidence with Page Vault. He also leads webinars and CLEs about legal issues surrounding webpage evidence and best practices for working with webpages to be used in cases.

Patrick practiced Intellectual Property law in Chicago for several years before establishing his own legal consulting practice to help luxury brands find and prosecute counterfeits of their products online. He combined his expertise in IP law with an interest in software development to implement solutions for corporate brands and legal firms.

Patrick is a member of INTA, The International Trademark Association, and serves on their Internet Committee.

Patrick holds a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Notre Dame and a JD from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is a licensed attorney in Illinois, and is a member of the Northern District of Illinois General Bar. He is also licensed to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.

*Page Vault published the survey findings in e-Discovery Trends 2017: Web Content Collection report.