Notes On Matter Migration To Digital WarRoom

on Mon, Apr 27, 2020 By | Dan Gallivan | 0 Comments | Best Practices
Whether you are in the process of switching vendors or simply deciding how to best cooperate with the opposing party on asking for a production format that works in your system, there are several things to keep in mind.
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What is the EDRM? Electronic Discovery Reference Model

on Thu, Apr 23, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments | Glossary
Edrm What is the EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model)? EDRM Definition The EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model) is an eDiscovery workflow and framework that the legal and IT fields accept as broad outline for the steps to consider throughout the eDiscovery lifecycle in the United States. The EDRM model has been around since 2005, and has stood the test of time.
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TechnoLawyer Learnpaper: Interview With DWR Co-Founders Dan & Bill Gallivan

on Wed, Apr 15, 2020 By | Bill Gallivan | 0 Comments | Trends
TechnoLawyer Exclusive Interview With Digital WarRoom Co-Founders Dan & Bill Gallivan: "Making eDiscovery Accessible, Safe and Profitable for Law Firms of All Sizes" Download the White Paper here.
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Social Media eDiscovery - Challenges and Solutions

on Mon, Apr 13, 2020 By | Jeremy Greer | 0 Comments | Trends
General Challenges With Social Media ESI Social media is a crucial form of ESI. The average American spends 5.4 hours/day on their smartphone which is heavily influenced by social media usage. There is reasonable potential for responsive data and ESI to exist within social media. The question is – What are you looking for? This may influence the next question. Which platforms should you ask about or check? While the data potential within social media may seem so incredibly high, new research may also have us pumping the breaks.
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How Many Pages In A Gigabyte? A Litigator's Guide

on Thu, Apr 02, 2020 By | Paulette Keheley | 0 Comments | Best Practices
Litigators and eDiscovery consultants alike have debated for years the best methods to create litigation budgets. Assuming that most cases settle, eDiscovery can account for a significant portion of the costs, so that is often the best place to start. eDiscovery fees can vary significantly between vendors, and you will need to consider the possibility of flat fees, per-gb hosting fees, per-gb processing fees, user fees, service fees, and more.
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eDiscovery PDF Productions – Bigger Is Not Better

on Wed, Mar 25, 2020 By | Alison ONeill | 0 Comments | Best Practices
A recent Federal Court decision is making a big statement about big e-Discovery. In May of 2019 the case Abbott Laboratories et al. v. Adelphia Supply USA (E.D.N.Y), United States Magistrate Judge Lois Bloom pointed to the production of information in one large PDF as a factor in her decision to recommend sanctions be granted and a default judgment be entered against the producing party.
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Last Mango In Paris: COVID-19 Effect On eDiscovery

on Fri, Mar 20, 2020 By | Tom O'Connor | 0 Comments | Trends Conferences
A week ago at this time, I thought I would spend today flying to Gainesville Florida to speak at the 8th Annual University of Florida Levin College of Law E-Discovery Conference. But on Wed March 11th, the Florida University system ordered all of their schools to shut down ( see the press release ) and by Friday the 13th Professor Bill Hamilton, University of Florida Levin College of Law Skills Professor and Executive Director of the International Center for Automated Information Retrieval at the law school, who leads the conference, was forced to send the following email to all the faculty:
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What Is Spoliation Of Evidence, And How Can You Prevent It?

on Thu, Mar 19, 2020 By | Paulette Keheley | 0 Comments | Glossary
Preservation of electronically stored information (ESI) is an extremely important part of eDiscovery, and involves issuing appropriate legal holds to prevent destruction of potential evidence and material relevant to a case. It also protects lawyers, law firms, and clients against claims of impropriety and negligence. Discovery guidelines, as outlined in Rule 37 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, make it very clear that both sides of legal counsel have a duty to preserve all ESI that could provide evidentiary value and ensure its integrity.
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ABA TECHSHOW 2020: Woodstock For Techies

on Mon, Mar 09, 2020 By | Tom O'Connor | 0 Comments | Conferences
I was originally going to call this review of the Techshow “Why the ABA Techshow is like Mardi Gras” until Reid Trautz, the Director of the Practice and Professionalism Center at the American Immigration Lawyers Association And Chair of the Techshow in 2012) told me he overheard one attendee say this to another at an escalator at the show. Although I think the Mardi Gras comparison is a good one (crowds, excitement, good food among the reason) I find the Woodstock comparison even better. Here’s why.
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8 Crucial Tips To Improve Your Privilege Log Workflow

on Tue, Mar 03, 2020 By | Robert Powell | 0 Comments | Best Practices
Most attorneys representing businesses in litigation have experienced the excruciating burden of reviewing ESI - e-mails and electronically stored information - for privilege or work-product protection, and then having to create a privilege log, a laborious manual effort to build a list describing each document withheld for reasons of privilege. Counsel agonizes over the communications involving the client’s counsel and then the adequacy of the description of the withheld documents in the privilege log.
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