Leading corporate, legal, and IT organizations use Digital Reef to significantly reduce the burden, cost and risk associated with locating, organizing and governing information required for eDiscovery, compliance, records management and proactive file management or migration. http://www.digitalreefinc.com/
Electronic Discovery Project Management workflow solutions for Legal and Corporate Clients
Consult, Architect, Educate and Administer Digital Reef software for Legal Practice Technology Clients, Strategic Partners and Employees. Assess end-user environment requirements of the engagement and their level of technical aptitude to build, install, custom design, train and support the right review database solution. Administrative application level support for Relativity, LAW, Concordance, Summation and use of the EDRM XML. Including recommended maintenance of backend databases for maximum optimization, database setup, data validation, data loading, creation of forms, custom feature design, search/review tagging, reporting, data exports and archiving.
Electronic Discovery Consultation, Service & Solution provider for the Evidence & Litigation Lifecycle Management. Customized solutions for Litigators and Corporations adhering to discovery requests for electronically stored information imposed by courts and regulatory agencies.
Designed, Built, Recruited, Trained and Managed Technology Team comprised of 10 - 15 professionals providing Document Imaging, Electronic Document Processing, Hosting, Review and Production solutions and service offerings to clients and strategic partners. Departmental revenue increased from $0 to $185K average per month, with an initial investment of $50K in start-up expense for the Technology Department. Technology Department services represent more than 65% of overall company revenue and profit.
Consultation, Education and Training of company Executives, Account Managers, Clients and Strategic Partners on EDRM standards for Governance Risk and Compliance in adherence to the FRCP. Litigation Readiness, Early Case Assessment, Data Retention and Forensic Identification, Handling, Preservation and Collection of Electronically Stored Information. Data Mapping & Evidence Analysis utilizing Access Data FTK Forensic Toolkit, Paraben Email Examiner, TridentPro, Microsoft Access, LAW Pre-Discovery, Discover-e, Discovery Cracker and numerous other custom applications.
Consult, Architect, Educate, Train, Administer and Maintenance emerging Legal Practice Technology for Clients, Strategic Partners and Employees. Asses end-user environment, requirements of the engagement and level of end-user technical aptitude to build, install, custom design, train and support the right solution. Administrative application level support including recommended maintenance of backend databases for maximum optimization, database setup, data validation, data loading, creation of forms, custom feature design, search/review tagging, reporting, data exports and archiving. Includes and not limited to numerous relational databases such as Relativity, Summation, Concordance, Trial Director, Sanction, LAW Pre-Discovery (SQL), IPRO, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Professional, ReadySuite and other Custom Applications.
Consult, Architect and Oversee eDiscovery and Practice Support Project Management workflow solutions for Legal and Corporate Clients. Innovative customized defensible workflows to Am Law 100 Firms and Fortune 250 Legal Departments including McGuireWoods, LeClairRyan, ALTRIA, Capital One, Afton Chemical, Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, Dominion Resources and other international and domestic entities. Implementation of smart discovery, review & production technology for data acquisition, culling & processing, averages 15-20% in cost savings.
Imaging, Electronic Document Conversion and Technology Consultant
Design, Build, Recruit and Mange Imaging, Electronic Document Processing, Hosting, Review and Production Environments for Litigation Support Providers | Legal and Corporate in-house Mail & Copy Center solutions | Legal and Corporate Records Management workflow solutions
Consult, Architect, Recruit and manage the Technology Department for Litigation Support Providers clients who are seeking to provide Document Imaging, Electronic Document Processing, and Production solutions and service offerings to clients and strategic partners. Developed capital equipment budget, proposal review and purchase recommendation for hardware and software requirements. Increased corporate revenue and profit with minimal initial investment.
Provide solutions for the management of non-core business functions of legal industry clients. Designed, built, recruited, trained and managed Mail Center Operations, Copy/Print Centers, Supply/Inventory Management, Records/File Management and Capital Equipment Acquisitions.The Primary goal was to provide legal industry clients with a means to operate efficiently while reducing overall cost of operations.
17 Accounts Managed between New York and GA with 50+ employees generating $280K monthly revenue plus other overflow services local production facilities | Administer monthly management operations meetings with local Area Managers in each marketplace | Quarterly client meetings in local marketplace to discuss operations and continuously implement appropriate solutions as client needs change | Developed strategic partnerships for staff augmentation and overflow service needs.
“Aubrey's client service is phenomenal. No matter where he is or what else he is working on, he will do whatever it takes to ensure you get what you need when you need it. And he does it with a great attitude. It's always a pleasure working with Aubrey.” June 23, 2010
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Creative
“I reported to Aubrey for over three years. What impressed me the most was his ability to provide solutions when others said "It can't be done". He is always improving upon past success because he never stops thinking.”
“Aubrey has been a wonderful resource in the e-discovery and document production fields. He has truly assisted me and my firm in getting up to speed and in properly delving into the vast new world of electronic document production.”
“The experience, knowledge, and client skills I acquired from Aubrey while working at Superior have directly led me to where I stand professional today. Aubrey taught me about the legal industry, how to handle pressure, and how to put clients first. His creative thinking and hands-on approach is what makes him the go-to guy in the legal industry.” July 19, 2010
“Aubrey Owens, Vice President of Technology at Superior Document Services, has managed litigation ESI projects for me over the years at a level that meets the highest standards in the industry. He is tireless, committed, and passionate about the results. I have never been disappointed in the level of service, the level of expertise, and the level of responsiveness to project needs.”
“Aubrey understands the pressures of the business and is available to assist whenever he is needed. He also hired a great team that are just as dependable and available as he is. In addition Aubrey anticipates the future needs of his customers and is always in search of great partnerships for his business to meet those needs.”
“Aubrey is a go to person when it comes to providing services. He's bright, hard working, attentive and provides excellent service in a cost efficient manner. I've worked with Aubrey on a number of projects since 1998. I've found his work to be excellent. More importantly, if there was the slight chance that something needed fixing, Aubrey fixed it in a timely manner. I wholeheartedly recommend Aubrey when any business needs his services.”
“Defining a Legal Strategy … The Value in Early Case Assessment”, Richmond Bar Association CLE, October 14, 2009
“Paperless Office & Technology”, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Paralegal Seminar, November 14, 2007
“E-Discovery Primer”, Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy Annual CLE Day, September 11, 2007
Relativity Certified Administrator (KCura)
Old Dominion Electric Cooperative
5 remote locations
5 legacy servers
Digital Tape Archives
Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 legacy servers
J.M. Huber Corporation
Spring City, Tennessee
Federal Grand Jury Investigation
Trammel Crow Companies
Kaufman Canoles PC
3 remote locations
3 legacy servers
Ashbury International Group
1 legacy server
3 legacy servers
*4 terabytes of ESI collected, preserved, analyzed and processed for review in 5 days
Hong Kong, Peoples Republic of China
Shunde Province China
Virginia Beach, Virginia
United States Patent and Trademark Infringement International Dispute
40 Custodians (10 - Hong Kong, PRC; 30 Shunde Province China)
3 remote locations
2 legacy servers
*8 terabytes of international ESI indentified, collected, validated, preserved and delivered to Domestic Outside Counsel in 10 days
Leading corporate, legal, and IT organizations use Digital Reef to significantly reduce the burden, cost and risk associated with locating, organizing and governing information required for eDiscovery, compliance, records management and proactive file management or migration.
ReadySuite is a bundled suite of utilities for complex document and imaging needs. Included in the suite are tools for validating and creating load files, document numbering, image endorsement, batch redacting, trimming, printing, conversion and exporting.
2009 - Present
Forensic Toolkit® (FTK) computer forensics software platform delivers cutting-edge computer forensic analysis, decryption and password. It scans a hard drive to locate deleted emails and scan a disk for text strings to use them as a password dictionary to crack encryption
2009 - Present
Paraben Email Examiner
Forensically examine and analyze e-mail archive formats. Comprehensive computer forensic examination of active and deleted e-mail.
2009 - Present
Trident Pro provides native file processing that gives you the ability to
cull, filter and deliver relevant data for your case.
2007 - Present
IPRO eCapture is a powerful, innovative e-discovery software designed to handle large projects with speed and scalability. The system is designed around a distributed, multi-threaded, and centralized management concept.
LAW 5.0 PreDiscoveryTM combines production level imaging and electronic discovery. LAW 5.0 can be used to extract full-text, metadata and hyperlink to the native file for review in popular litigation support software packages to easily cull down data.
2007 - Present
IPRO Copy+ offers multitasking capabilities including legal scanning, copying, Bates number, OCR and printing - all in parallel.
2006 - Present
AL CoderTM software analyzes the OCR and uses its algorithms to create document summaries.
2003 - Present
discover-e solutions navigate the complexities of electronic discovery.
2005 - 2007
Discovery Cracker is an electronic discovery software program with embedded files processing capability. The program creates databases with associated images, full-text files, and metadata from email systems and electronic files (including Microsoft Office, Lotus, WordPerfect, etc.).
2000 - 2001
Doculex Professional Capture
DocuLex Professional Capture is a Windows-based, open-system format program, easy to operate for document imaging. The program supports SCSI & TWAIN-driven black/white and color desktop and production scanners, as well as digital multifunctional scanning units, and is compatible with most document management systems.
1997 - 2006
Implement defensible leveraging of emerging litigation support technology to provide innovative solutions and services to legal professionals focused on smart discovery, analysis and processing of electronically stored information.
Relativity is a complete review solution with the power to handle the largest and most complex electronic discovery projects and the ease-of-use to let users focus on documents, rather than on technology. As a feature-rich online review platform, Relativity provides image and native file review, powerful searching, diverse coding options, flexible workflow capabilities, integrated productions, Unicode and foreign language support, and concept searching: all delivered in a highly scalable, enterprise-grade e-discovery solution.
Sanction has been assisting attorneys in courtrooms with tools to create powerful presentation pieces for trial.
TrialDirector trial presentation software to prepare and organize exhibits and depositions for trial/case presentations.
Summation Litigation Support Solutions provide litigators the most innovative tools and expert support needed to manage information and eDiscovery helping teams to work smarter and more efficiently.
Concordance® solution for electronic discovery and litigation document management to identify, organize and analyze case-critical information. Including depositions, transcripts, e-mail, and other e-discovery-generated during litigation.