The Discovery Update E-Letter

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The Discovery Update
11Jun2018

6 Keys to Consider When Evaluating eDiscovery Review Platforms

By Kelly Twigger Technology of review software is constantly evolving, and many platforms are moving to the cloud. Firms that…
09Apr2018

The Dark Side of Cloud Computing

By Sharon Nelson and John Simek We have said for many years that the cloud will generally protect a…
16Mar2018

Need Help Finding eDiscovery and Legal Tech Software? Here’s Your Guide.

By Kelly Twigger One of the most difficult things about the explosion of legal technology is that it is a…
09Jan2018

Videoconferencing vs. Web Conferencing

Videoconferencing vs. Web Conferencing Fortunately, attorneys have options when it comes to deciding the best way to make a deposition…
08Jan2018

A Quick Reference Guide to Understanding eDiscovery Pricing

By Kelly Twigger One of the biggest challenges in purchasing ediscovery services is trying to make an apples-to-apples comparison between…
08Jan2018

Why I Love Predictive Coding: Making Document Review Fun Again

By Ralph Losey Many lawyers and technologists like predictive coding and recommend it to their colleagues. They have good reasons….
05Dec2017

Wait. No, Go. Wait. No, Go. Striking the Balance on when to Incur Costs For eDiscovery

By Kelly Twigger Ah, the mad scramble of ediscovery. You know what I’m talking about — where the client wants to…
13Nov2017

Foreign Language Document Review

The first foreign language lawsuit I worked on as an attorney was an international price fixing case with defendants…
10Oct2017

What to do After an Inadvertent Production

The inadvertent production of privileged discovery can be a significant challenge both legally and technically. Was the privilege waived…
11Sep2017

Time To Change Your eDiscovery Mindset

Well, it’s happened.  ATL has asked me to write about ediscovery, a topic that many lawyers are tired of…
04Aug2017

eDiscovery Processing: Seven Tips for Reducing Stress (and Spend)

In eDiscovery good processing decisions early on can make a big difference. The collection is done and you finally have…
06Jul2017

Five Tips to Avoid Mistakes in Electronic Document Review

These tips are based on a long life of litigation legal practice, including thousands of document reviews going back…
12Jun2017

E-Discovery: A Primer for Litigators

 I’ve been to a number of e-discovery CLEs where they say something like: “The iterative process of phased…
12Jun2017

Stop Equating eDiscovery With Data. It’s Not That Simple

There’s a fairly common theme to those who dislike electronic discovery:  It’s too expensive and just ramps up the…
08May2017

Rule 26 and How it Applies to Electronically Stored Information

Electronic discovery (a/k/a ediscovery and e-discovery) is the process of identifying, preserving, collecting, preparing, reviewing
08May2017

What Lawyers are Really Asking About eDiscovery Behind Closed Doors

I recently participated in the San Francisco Exchange program put on by Today’s General Counsel, along with Bob Little,…
20Mar2017

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

Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen agreed with UPS that it did not have to spend six months and $120,000…
20Mar2017

Threat of Destruction Justifying Third Party Preservation of ESI

Companies have a strong interest in making sure proprietary information does not go to competitors. Warning signs are employees who…
23Jan2017

2017 Ediscovery Case Law: Ready for a New Year?

Emails, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, voice mail, text messages, social media posts. When civil litigation matters and internal investigations strike,…
18Dec2016

Key Takeaways from the Sedona Conference Commentary on Defense of E-Discovery Process

The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1) has proposed a set of principles and practical…