LawFuel.com – Eric Draper, Senior trial consultant for Clarity Litigation Support LLC, led a CLE (Continuing Legal Education) course on trial preparation and presentation on March 20, 2013. Presented to New Orleans paralegals and hosted at the law firm of Barrasso, Usdin, Kupperman, & Freeman, and Sarver, the CLE course was sponsored by the New Orleans Paralegal Association and educated participants on the latest technology and methods surrounding trial presentations and ediscovery in the courtroom.
“Litigation is becoming an increasingly digital enterprise,” said Becky Rolland, president of the New Orleans Paralegal Association. “It’s now becoming a fundamental to have classes like these, with specialists like Eric [Draper].”
Clint Shirley, a founding Partner at Clarity, said, “We are investing major capitol in new eDiscovery technology and smart eDiscovey engineers like Eric in order to bring capabilities usually found in major cities, right here in the Gulf South Region, a component of this initiative is to educate the Legal Community”.
As a licensed specialist in trial and deposition technology and tactics, Mr. Draper has handled trial presentations and litigation cases in and around the country. Notable cases include litigation following the Katrina canal breaches, First American Bank v. First American Transport Title Insurance Company.
“CLE sessions like the one, emphasizing technology and digitization, are geared toward the future of litigation,” said Rolland. “In particular Eric is an expert in the digital aspect of depositions, exhibits, and presentations, which is something that is becoming a necessity in the modern legal world. His CLE—and future sessions—was presented with this in mind.”
Founded in 2009 and with offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Clarity Litigation Support is the distinct leader in the field of eDiscovery. Clarity’s litigation specialists provide high-end, complex litigation support and services within the legal industry and beyond.