Emil Forsblad

Emil Forsblad


University of California Santa Cruz
Business Management Economics, 2001

California State University East Bay
Paralegal Studies, 2013

Environmental Health and Services

Paralegal Certification, 2013

Emil is the senior paralegal at Ralls Gruber & Niece and serves as the firm’s the in-house e-discovery expert and project manager.  Emil has considerable experience with document management in cases involving dozens of parties and large productions of electronic data.  He spearheads the firm’s use of predictive coding/TAR software for document review and production, taking a key role in the preparation of exhibits, graphics, and PowerPoint presentations.

Emil also has significant trial experience.  He has been at counsel table for multiple jury trials and evidentiary proceedings and has participated in the presentation of electronic evidence and graphics during jury trials, arbitrations, and mediations. He frequently prepares attorneys for depositions, including factual research and exhibit selection and analysis. In addition to drafting discovery requests and responses, he has extensive experience with the electronic filing in courts including county, federal, and the state supreme court.

Emil continues to supplement his education with MCLE classes, emphasizing trial preparation and legal technology.