28Mar2017

The Reporter March 2017

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27Mar2017

The Changing Role of Legal Support Staff

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Recent advancements in technology used by law firms have blurred the lines between legal assistants/paralegals and legal secretaries. What were once two separate and distinct positions now overlap, and both jobs have changed significantly. Traditionally, the terms legal assistant and paralegal were used interchangeably, with both referring to a nonlawyer legal support staff member who,
20Mar2017

The Discovery Update March 2017

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20Mar2017

Court Rules that Proportionality and Cooperation are Essential in Resolving E-Discovery Disputes

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Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen agreed with UPS that it did not have to spend six months and $120,000 to recover data stored on backup tapes that may not be relevant to the case if UPS prevails in its efforts to limit the scope of the putative class’s claims.  Instead, the Court directed the parties to share information and agree upon an appropriate methodology for statistical sampling.
20Mar2017

Threat of Destruction Justifying Third Party Preservation of ESI

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Companies have a strong interest in making sure proprietary information does not go to competitors. Warning signs are employees who email confidential information to their personal accounts and then delete the sent email from their work email account. The following is one such case where third party email providers were ordered to preserve email created by the Defendants to avoid the destruction of relevant ESI.