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San Francisco Trial Lawyer's Association (SFTLA) - Cutting through the Paper Storm: Managing and Summarizing Medical, Employment and Military Records

  • 08/09/2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • SFTLA Conference Room, 311 California St., Ste. 620, San Francisco, CA 94104

It’s an all too-familiar challenge: in response to discovery, a

subpoena or a request to a client, you receive a box or a cd

with thousands of pages of documents. Now what? We explore techniques on how to transform that mass of chaos into organized data that can be helpful and accessible at every stage of your case.

Registration:  Begins at 11:30 am.    

Program:  12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

$40 if Pre-registered or $45 at the door.

1 CLE, Syllabus & Lunch included

Click here to register.


Mandissa Logan, Chair, joined Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn in 2011, and soon gained experience in a wide array of cases, from equestrian accidents to retail space injuries. Before joining the firm, Mandissa received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Yale University. She earned a law degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where she became deeply committed to plaintiffs’ advocacy. Mandissa has also worked for litigation firms in Georgia & New York.

Michael Doko is an eDiscovery Project Manager with Stroz Friedberg, where he assists clients with their eDiscovery matters from collection through review to production.  He has 5+ years of experience working in the eDiscovery field as both a project manager & eDiscovery attorney. He has experience assisting clients with all phases of the eDiscovery lifecycle, & is skilled with platforms such as Relativity & Recommind’s Axcelerate. Michael was previously an associate for an insurance defense firm & a Staff  Attorney for the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.


Susy Meyer has spent over 30 years in the legal profession working as a Paralegal & Executive Assistant.  Specializing in Personal Injury and Toxic Torts, she has been responsible for all facets of case management from intake through trial with a focus on evaluating & summarizing medical records for experts & trial & negotiating liens.  Susy also summarizes depos, military & employment records and creates privilege logs & trial binders. She recently penned an article for The Trial Lawyer entitled Effectively “Partnering” with Your Paralegal & currently works on contract projects.

Karen O. Hourigan is Of Counsel with the boutique eDiscovery & legal technology law firm Redgrave LLP. Ms. Hourigan has over 20 years of litigation experience, focusing on complex civil litigation, eDiscovery  issues, & records & information management. She has advised clients of varying sizes & sophistication across a wide-range of industries, including tobacco, technology (hardware, software) &  food & beverage.  Recently, Karen was named “E-Discovery Lawyer of the Year” by Lawyer Monthly magazine in their Women in Law Awards 2016.

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