11Mar2015

How to Stay Healthy and Fit at Work

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Do you spend eight hours a day at work on an average? Do you find it difficult to take out time for exercise to stay fit? Is your busy and hectic schedule taking a toll on your health? Do you feel stressed out at work? Do you often suffer from backache,
11Mar2015

The Reporter – March 2015

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  This month, we have included articles about staying healthy and fit at work, goal setting, and we share one woman’s account of “dusting off” an old secretary’s manual from 1975 and finding much is still relevant today. We will continue to provide you with useful information and tools because we take a genuine interest in the legal community beyond just court reporting.
11Mar2015

Everything Old is New Again … Well, Sort of

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In approximately the 8th century B.C., the Greek poet Homer said, “The journey is the thing.” That is evident when we look back and consider what got us from where we were to now. Recently, I found an old secretary’s manual from 1975. This is from the days of manual typewriters,
10Mar2015

The Discovery Update – March 2015

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Because a key part of litigation is the discovery process, we have included articles this month about cutting discovery costs, correcting deposition transcripts under the Federal Rules, and preparing a meet and confer letter. We will continue to provide you with useful discovery information and tools because we take a genuine interest in the legal community beyond just court reporting.
10Mar2015

Technology Competence for Lawyers: An Ethical Mandate

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Acquire it or hire it, technology competence is an increasing focus for the bar. In its December 2014 newsletter, the Technology Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) published “The Ethics of Technology in E-Discovery – An Introduction,” in which the authors, Julia Brickell and Peter Pizzi, explore the rules changes and ethics opinions recently issued by various bar associations around the country to make explicit the notion that technological skills may bear upon the ability of a lawyer to represent clients competently and ethically.
10Mar2015

Reduce E-Discovery Storage Costs Through Nearlining

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Nearline. If this term isn’t in your ediscovery vocabulary, it should be. Nearlining is a feature that allows litigation teams to quickly and easily set aside irrelevant documents and keep them separate from the active document roster in a discovery database. By moving noncritical data from active to nearline in a document review tool,