The Discovery Update – Nov/Dec 2012

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The Discovery Update – Nov/Dec 2012

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Nov/Dec 2012

From the President

Having just celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday, we want you to know that we are very thankful for you and appreciate the opportunity to serve you.

Because we know you have a choice when it comes to court reporting services, we will continue to make sure our services fill your needs at the highest quality level.

We hope you find this article and the other contents in this month’s issue helpful to your practice. Please let us know how we can help you further or send us any feedback you may have about this e-letter or our services, as we always want to hear from you.

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Sheila Atkinson-Baker

Does Your CAR (“Computer Assisted Review”) Have a Full Tank of Gas?

By Ralph Losey
Jackson Lewis, Orlando, FL

I am sure my readers are not running on empty when it comes to computer-assisted review. They probably have a full tank of gas. But what about the majority of lawyers in the U.S? The world? Do they have the competence to drive today’s CARs without getting in a wreck? The answer, of course, is no. Any judge will tell you that most lawyers do not even try to drive. They avoid e-discovery entirely.

This is an unstable situation that cannot last much longer. It will either resolve by a widespread outbreak of serious education and specialization, as I have been trying to promote for years, or there will be a widespread outbreak of — wait for it — legal malpractice cases. I do not like this prospect, but it  seems inevitable.
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An interview with Ralph Losey

By Rebecca James
Discovery Resources.org

Ralph Losey, one of the leading experts on e-discovery, is a partner and e-discovery chair at Jackson Lewis. His practice has been limited to e-discovery since 2006. Losey is a writer and an educator; he publishes books, articles and the e-Discovery Team Training blog; he teaches at the University of Florida; and he speaks at Sedona Conferences and many other events. Rebecca James regularly writes industry blogs and articles on a broad array of e-discovery issues and holds degrees in law and organizational development and curriculum design for adult education. 

James: How would you characterize the status of the e-discovery industry today in terms of market maturation and what new changes remain? 
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DOES YOUR CAR (“Computer Assisted Review”) HAVE A FULL TANK OF GAS?

AN INTERVIEW WITH RALPH LOSEY

ADAPT TO LEGAL TECHNOLOGY TRENDS OR DIE

SHORTIES ON SEARCH

WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

Why Preparing Clients for Deposition is Like Eating Pancakes

Risk of Rewards

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Adapt to Legal Technology Trends or Die
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Shorties on Search
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Statutes and Rules on Your iPhone and iPad
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Easy Access to Notes and Research
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