The Discovery Update – June 2016

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The Discovery Update – June 2016

  • Sheila Atkinson-Baker
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From the President

What sets us apart from the rest? Two differentiation points between Atkinson-Baker and our competitors are the emphasis on training our staff and following our unique business model and organizational structure. All court reporting firms have online access, websites, mobile apps, realtime reporting, videography, and security systems. We have all that but go way beyond. What distinguishes us is our commitment to obtaining and training people of professional caliber and preparing them for maximum customer service with minimal error.

We are here for you 24/7 and have a specific after-hours number you can call anytime: 888-862-0021. Our Customer Service will answer your phone call right away or reply to your urgent email within minutes and give you impeccable, detailed service.

We are here waiting to fill your immediate needs!

Best regards,
Sheila Atkinson-Baker

Embracing New Computer Forensics Paradigms

By Jason Bergerson

Computer forensics is a fast-changing industry. New mobile devices, increased use of the cloud to store data, and social media all present new challenges to collecting data. It’s not enough to limit a data collection to files and emails anymore. Smartphones, tablets, email, instant messaging platforms, traditional file shares, and more all need to be included in a collection. And computer forensics experts must keep up-to-date on industry-accepted practices for collecting each type of data.

How does each technology work?
How do users interact with said technology?
Where is the data stored?
And how is the data stored?

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Proportionality and Labeling ESI Productions

By Joshua Gilliland, Esq.

The new Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are bringing new voices to discuss eDiscovery. Magistrate Judge Nina Y. Wang issued a thoughtful opinion of the new Rules in Kissing Camels Surgery Ctr., LLC, v. Centura Health Corp. (D.Colo. Jan. 22, 2016, Civil Action No. 12-CV-03012-WJM-NYW) 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7668.

Here is the short version of the dispute in a complex case: The Plaintiff brought a motion to strike the Defendants’ Requests for Production that were duplicative. The Plaintiff had already produced a terabyte of ESI and were not in the mood for the Defendants’ position that the Plaintiff identify what ESI they had already produced that was responsive to the Defendants’ requests. Kissing Camels, at *3-4, 7-9. Read full article

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EMBRACING NEW COMPUTER FORENSICS PARADIGMS

PROPORTIONALITY AND LABELING ESI PRODUCTIONS

REDUCING DISCOVERY CHALLENGES WITHIN CROSS BORDER LITIGATION

HOW MOBILE DEVICES ARE CHANGING E-DISCOVERY

WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

The Importance of Cybersecurity in eDiscovery

The Problem of the Old Deposition and a New Party at Trial

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Reducing Discovery Challenges Within Cross Border Litigation
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How Mobile Devices Are Changing E-Discovery
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The Critical Importance of Documenting the Client File
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Checklist of PDF Workflows for Lawyers
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