The Reporter E-Letter Articles

01Nov2008

Depo Scheduling Tips to Make Things Easier

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By Barbara Lynch, Staff Writer
For your convenience, we offer many scheduling options that are fast and reliable. Be sure to bookmark this page so you’ll have it at your fingertips when different scheduling circumstances arise. Need Easy Access? Click on the “Schedule” button on the home page of our website to access our one-page scheduling form Don’t have time to fill out forms?
01Oct2008

A Futuristic View of the Auto-Coding Industry

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The time? Circa 1950. The problem? A large number of documents need to be organized, indexed, and reviewed for the purposes of discovery and ultimate production. Issues such as privilege, waiver, redaction, and even basic identification and scope must be confronted. The solution? Dive in headfirst and be thankful that half a century ago the norm in the majority of cases was that you were dealing with fewer rather than more documents.
01Sep2008

Whaddya Mean You Missed the Deadline?

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“Whaddya Mean You Missed the Deadline???” The dreaded question for all legal staffers whether you are a legal secretary, legal assistant or paralegal. Missing the dreaded deadline could, in fact, cause you to lose your job.
I know, I know, the attorney is ultimately the one whom the local bar holds responsible for the work product.
01Dec2007

ECF: Everything’s Event-ual

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A while back, opposing counsel in one of my cases electronically filed two documents in federal court — both within a week of each other — using the same incorrect event. First one document, and then a second, were filed using the “motion” event, which wasn’t even close to what they really were.