Brett Harris has been appointed to the newly-formed NJ Supreme Court Working Group on Ethical Issues Involving Metadata in Electronic Documents. Ms. Harris is serving on the Working Group as the designee of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced the formation of this working group to examine ethical issues surrounding lawyers’ using document metadata and to help the courts form guidelines for attorneys. Metadata is information collected on a document such as when it was created, who created it and when it was edited as well as other information. The document’s content is not included in the metadata.