Exchange Protocol Checklist

on Mon, May 03, 2021 By | Tom O'Connor | 0 Comments |
THE RULES  Your first consideration needs to be, what do the rules require?
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ABA Tech Show 2021: First Time Online

on Mon, Apr 19, 2021 By | Tom O'Connor | 0 Comments |
I always like to wait a few days before I review a big tech conference to let the impact settle in. And not just for me but for attendees and exhibitors as well. That said, here’s my thoughts on the ABA Techshow 2021
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What Is A Subject Matter Expert In The eDiscovery Field?

on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments |
In the electronic discovery field a subject matter expert (sme) is someone who can (if called upon) validate the veracity and integrity of all eDiscovery practices. A document with “probative value” is essentially a fact that is of-interest and can be used to persuade in a court of law. At the highest level, subject matter experts determine how to find documents with probative value while ensuring that all metadata is maintained.
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ESI Discovery Protocol - What To Include

on Wed, Dec 02, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments | Best Practices
An Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Protocol is a negotiated agreement between parties in litigation that governs how relevant electronic documents will be identified, preserved, collected, processed, reviewed, and produced to the opposing party. e Discovery related negotiations typically occur during the FRCP 26(f) Meet and Confer Conference of the Parties (or State equivalent). Courts and case law have made clear that these discussions are ongoing and can even occur in a more informal manner via email, etc. Regardless, the negotiated ESI protocol and relevant deadlines (court provided or otherwise) are binding.
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Digital WarRoom Featured as a Premier Provider in the 2020 eDiscovery Buyers Guide

on Mon, Nov 23, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments | Trends
“Digital WarRoom is a powerful and consistent software platform for anyone that needs to plan a comprehensive attack on processing, review and production of electronically stored information.”
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Why General Discovery Objections Won't Cut It Anymore

on Thu, Nov 12, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments | Requirements
The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were heavily amended in 2006 to allow for electronically stored information to be discoverable. At the time, popular culture in the legal industry was mostly focused on the intense burden of electronic discovery from different and possibly unknown mediums. The Federal Rules back then reflected just that, providing a direct framework to limit the scope of discovery.
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Bates Numbering - How to Electronically Apply a Bates Stamp

on Mon, Oct 26, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 2 Comments |
What is Bates Numbering? How Does Bates Numbering Work? Bates numbers (bates stamps, bates labels) are numbers used to uniquely identify pages within a set of documents. Bates numbers are used in almost all law firms as an agreed-upon method between parties to ensure a common naming convention when referring to given pages.
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How Do Information Governance Policies Help Manage eDiscovery Risks?

on Fri, Oct 09, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments |
What is Included in Information Governance? Definition of Information Governance What is information governance/ information governance definition: Information governance is a top-down approach to corporate information management which may include multi-disciplinary policies, structures, and workflows to minimize risks, meet legal requirements, and meet other business objectives. This area of thought leadership encompasses a wide range of goals that could differ greatly across various stakeholders. For example, a thorough information governance program could be considered beneficial for the purposes of data security, records management, data analytics, data governance, ediscovery, risk, as well as compliance.
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6 Strategies To Guide Your Selection of eDiscovery Vendors

on Mon, Sep 28, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments | Best Practices
Vetting ediscovery companies can be a daunting task. As your matter case load and the size of matters increases, the gravity of the decision could demand that more stakeholders play a role in the selection process. As an ediscovery software vendor ourselves, we've seen many approaches to the selection of legal vendors. One tidbit we always like to include is YMMV - Your mileage may vary. While we can speak at a high level about our features, pricing, support and how we differentiate ourselves, the reality is that all law firms have their own unique needs. We highly recommend taking a step back to assess the needs of the case and potential future cases. Depending on whether you require a point solution, a couple specific features, or a full suite of offerings, a live demo and 1 hour of your time should be considered a minimum to begin to grasp the capabilities of a given e discovery software offering.
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Pondering Proportionality and the Scope of Discovery

on Thu, Sep 17, 2020 By | Alison ONeill | 0 Comments | Best Practices
With the ever-expanding amount of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) the concept of proportionality is a critical factor in today’s litigation. While it is difficult to define a “typical” civil case, various sources report the average ESI in a civil case to be 100 GB which equates to 6.5 million printed pages.
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