Superior Court Amends E-Discovery Procedures

August 10, 2015

On August 5 the Superior Court of the District of Columbia issued Rule Promulgation Order 15-02 amending Superior Court Rules of Civil Procedure 16, 26, 33, 34, 36, 37, and 45.

The amendments, which take effect October 12, 2015, establish processes and procedures for electronic discovery, including the manner for requesting and producing electronically stored information, and for requesting and submitting certain discovery requests in an electronic format.

The amendments also incorporate some stylistic changes based on guidelines established by the Style Subcommittee of the federal Standing Committee on the Rules of Practice and Procedure.

View the rule promulgation order and the amended rules.