Predictions For 2021


Few could have predicted how the events of 2020 unfolded, but we see what will have a lasting impact going into next year. 4Discovery has been advantageous in witnessing how the global and domestic events have shifted the legal industry across the board.

We want to help you get 2021 off on the right foot and know what to expect in the coming year. Join us for our new webinar of bold and insightful predictions for 2021.

Topics Include:

  • 4Discovery’s 10 predictions for 2021
  • What will carry over from 2020 and continue to linger
  • What will be the biggest areas impacts

What To Expect

  • 60-minute webinar with 4Discovery’s Chad Gough and Melody Haase, with an anonymous Q&A session.
  • Post-webinar mail (whether you attend or not) with links to the presentation video and deck.
  • An invitation email to our next webinar.
  • No phone calls, no sales emails, no meeting requests.
Our goal is to provide knowledge and information to help support your matters, not sell you something.
Predictions For 2021

Wednesday, December 9th from 12 to 1pm CT

One (1) CLE credit hour is pending approval for IL. To receive a certificate after viewing the webinar, please enter your state and bar number.

Who Is This For?

While this webinar will cover elements that are beneficial for any organization in the legal industry, the topics covered will also be beneficial for multiple organizations including individuals in the following group of positions:

  • Attorneys
  • Paralegals
  • Corporate Executives
  • General Counsels
  • IT Executives


You will hear from Chad Gough and Melody Haase, who will walk you through the bold, the obvious, and the not so obvious predictions for the legal and digital forensics field in 2021.

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Chad Gough

Owner & Founder / 4Discovery

Chad is the owner and founder of 4Discovery. He brings over 18 years of experience in all aspects of digital forensics, electronic discovery, and information security matters. Chad heads up most forensic projects and provides expert testimony and consulting for attorneys. He routinely presents on a multitude of electronic evidence topics at various professional organizations for attorneys, litigation support professionals, corporate general counsels, forensic examiners, and information security professionals. Chad currently teaches courses on computer forensics and incident response at DePaul University, focusing on internet vulnerabilities, criminal activity, and investigative procedures.

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Melody Hasse

Head of Client Success / 4Discovery

Melody is the Client Success Manager for 4Discovery. She has over a decade of experience in program coordination and investigations to manage projects involving ESI. An area of her specialization includes training federal, state, and local law enforcement on the use of internet-based data, including cryptocurrencies, dark web marketplaces, network analysis, and social media investigations. She’s a published author on digital forensics and internal investigations, is on the Editorial Board for CEP Magazine, and is an active member of Women in eDiscovery.