DALLAS — Feb. 11th, 2010 — Courtroom Sciences, Inc. (“CSI”) announced the addition of Hope Haslam, Esq. to the CSI eDiscovery team as its Director of Electronic Discovery Consulting Services, effective November 2, 2009. In her position, Hope works with corporations and law firms on eDiscovery projects of all types, ranging from the establishment and documentation of corporate best practices and policy setting to the management of electronic discovery processes in active matters.
Ms. Haslam comes to CSI with more than ten years of experience in the eDiscovery field as Regional Director of Client Services at Merrill Corporation and as the National Director of Corporate eDiscovery at UHY Advisors. In these positions, Hope focused on document review, forensic/collection, and litigation readiness planning services. Ms. Haslam’s clients include many Fortune 500 companies involved in high-profile litigation in both state and federal courts, as well as cases affected by data transfer and privacy law concerns. She has written articles and spoken in many venues on a number of eDiscovery topics, most recently on cloud computing and international eDiscovery issues.
”We are very excited Hope joined our eDiscovery practice group here at CSI this past November. Her addition is a direct result of CSI’s continued commitment to technology and innovation as cutting-edge technologies continue to redefine litigation practices, particularly in the anticipation of and proactive management of the discovery phase of litigation. Hope is a tremendous asset with her extensive experience in electronic discovery throughout the country and experiences in many high profile and high exposure matters,” said Brent Dobbs, President & CEO of CSI.
Ms. Haslam earned her law degree from Mississippi College in Jackson, Mississippi. Prior, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Baylor University in Waco, TX.
Active and Prior Professional Memberships:
The Sedona Conference
Electronic Discovery Response Model Group, Socha-Gelbman
Selected Professional Publications and White Papers:
“Clouding Out Global Reality. Can SaaS Systems Work in an International Company?”. The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (September 2009).
“Practice Safe SaaS: Don’t Lose Your Head (or Data) in the Clouds”. Co-Written by Hope Haslam, Doug Herman, Dara Chevlin Tarkowski and Martin Tully.