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Please enjoy the collection of articles we have compiled this month, written by attorneys who are familiar with litigation discovery issues.
Time to Change Your eDiscovery Mindset
By Kelly Twigger
Well, it’s happened. ATL has asked me to write about ediscovery, a topic that many lawyers are tired of hearing about but continues to loom large. Electronic discovery is the most substantive change to the practice of law in more than 100 years, yet many relegate it to the backseat by equating it simply with data and deeming it a litigation support issue.
Companies are on social media. They are interacting and connecting with customers through Facebook, Twitter, and blogs. In a study last year, numbers on the conservative side show that 65 percent of Fortune Global 100 companies have active Twitter accounts, and 54 percent have Facebook fan pages. One third of these companies have a blog. This is how companies are doing business today, and with this presence online comes legal obligations to capture and save these communications.