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Friday, April 6, 2012 - 2:04am

Task Force Tackles Electronic Discovery

Updated: 2 years ago.
The State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce say electronic discovery in court cases is becoming expensive and time-consuming. The groups have joined forces to develop a new court rule to govern e-discovery. (Photo Courtesy of s_falkow via Flickr.)

The State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce are forming a joint task force to develop a new court rule that governs electronic discovery in courts across the state.

The task force's goal is to develop a balanced rule that can help courts deal with what it says is becoming an expensive and time-consuming burden.

The task force came together after conversations between leaders of both organizations about e-discovery.

The committee includes attorneys from some of Atlanta's top law firms. It is chaired by Cobb County Superior Court Judge Stephen Schuster.