Rule 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure requires that parties meet early in a litigation to negotiate an eDiscovery plan that will reduce costs and burdens for each side. In 2009, the Sedona Conference issued its own proclamation encouraging such cooperation.
Still, many lawyers enter eDiscovery without a detailed understanding of their client’s ESI or … Read More ›
As long as attorney work requires access to the sensitive personal records of end clients, law firms will always be a top target for hackers.
While SaaS software typically offers greater security and less maintenance than locally installed products, users share some basic responsibility for keeping client data secure. As an attorney, this is part of … Read More ›
As is often the case with new technologies, the concept of storing legal data in the cloud battled its share of skeptics before it gained wide acceptance from vendors and law firms alike.
Let’s face it, the imagery it conjures up isn’t great (clouds seem pretty out in the open), and for the technophobic, there were … Read More ›
Nextpoint is proud to be sponsoring a unique CLE credit opportunity next week for Chicago attorneys, produced by global nonprofit Human Rights Watch.
From noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, we’ll be sponsoring “U.S. Immigration Policy and the ‘Other’ Refugee Crisis,” an HRW law symposium at the Weinberg-Newton … Read More ›