Program Chair

Susan Wortzman


Eligible for

There has never been a more critical time to manage e-Discovery efficiently and cost effectively. Discover the knowledge and skills you need to excel at e-Discovery.

The legal world is built on information, and rapid advances in technology have made the sheer volume of electronically stored information immense.

If your work involves navigating large amounts of information in the course of litigation or transactional matters, you need to stay on top of the latest developments in electronic discovery, legal information management, records governance and privacy law.

Designed by a multidisciplinary faculty of the leading experts from law and industry, this comprehensive, practical and skills-based Osgoode Certificate explores topics related to the legal and technology issues in e-Discovery, best practices for the preservation of evidence, forensics essentials, information governance strategies, critical updates in privacy, cybersecurity and AI as they relate to information management, and more.

Over 5-modules, in addition to focused, instructional sessions, you will also benefit from a learn-by-doing information governance workshop and live demonstrations of the latest tools used in all stages of the e-Discovery process. You will be able to get individualized feedback from the experts and gain practical insights and practice management tips from acknowledged leaders.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Legal and technology issues in e-Discovery

Best practices for the preservation of evidence

How to collect, store and process e-documents

The pros and cons of discovery plans

How to conduct an effective case assessment

Strategies for managing expectations of clients and the Courts

Project management in litigation and due diligence, from start to finish

Common privilege issues

How forensics and analytics tools are used

Privacy, confidentiality, cybersecurity and AI issues in legal information

Understanding the struggles between privacy vs. data retention

How to develop information governance strategies now and in the future

Understanding emerging challenges in records management in the legal context

Impact of important developments in case law and legislation

Who Should Attend

Litigators: civil, administrative, and criminal

Litigation support professionals

Law Clerks

Legal project managers

Knowledge management professionals

Records management professionals

Information officers

In-house counsel

Legal technology professionals

Forensic accountants


View the 2023 program brochure and agenda.


Program Chair

Susan Wortzman


Advisory Board

Lisa Alleyne

Senior Legal Counsel, Information Governance & eDiscovery, Scotiabank

Rachael E. Chadwick

Director of Discovery Services, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Maura R. Grossman

Maura Grossman Law, Buffalo, NY, and Research Professor, School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

Kevin Lo

Managing Director, Froese Forensic Partners



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$3,495 + TAX


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Certificate of Program Completion

To receive an Osgoode Certificate, you must complete all 5 program modules, and successfully complete an online assessment within 30 days of the last module. 

CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
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Professionalism7h 45m
Total33h 30m CPD

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