Effective Document Review

Effective eDiscovery Document Review Guidebook

Effective eDiscovery Document Review Guidebook 1000 600 Michael Beumer

This free guide is full of best-practice tips for reviewing electronic evidence, protecting privilege and winning ediscovery. Before we get into the tactics and strategy of modern document review, it is important to remember the exact purpose of the review phase in discovery. According to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 26, any party may…

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eDiscovery Document Review: Getting Results

eDiscovery Document Review: Getting Results 1000 657 Michael Beumer

DOC REVIEW Part III: Finding Responsive Documents in Your Evidence If you’ve read part one and two of our three-part Document Review series, you can understand why the review process is the most time consuming, error prone, and costly part of eDiscovery. However, it is also the most important and potentially rewarding phase. It’s the…

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eDiscovery Document Review: Search & Privilege

eDiscovery Document Review: Searching for Success

eDiscovery Document Review: Searching for Success 1000 667 Michael Beumer

DOC REVIEW PART II: Organizing Your Evidence & Protecting Privilege Before we get too deep into our three part series on Document Review, let’s ask, why is document review even necessary? According to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 26, any party may obtain discovery regarding any non-privileged information that is relevant to a legal…

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Organize eDiscovery data

eDiscovery Organization & Insight: Introducing Folder Categories

eDiscovery Organization & Insight: Introducing Folder Categories 1303 597 Michael Beumer

If you’ve been reading our three-part blog series on document review, you know that the ultimate goal of ediscovery is not just to search, find, and present relevant documents. ediscovery is about organizing and making sense of an otherwise disorganized collection of evidence.   We’re excited to unveil our completed redesign that delivers more powerful…

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eDiscovery Document Review Strategy

eDiscovery Document Review: Strategy Is Half the Battle

eDiscovery Document Review: Strategy Is Half the Battle 1000 667 Michael Beumer

DOCUMENT REVIEW SERIES / PART ONE When most people think about ediscovery, they probably imagine a lawyer staring intently at a computer screen, hoping to find an incriminating document in a massive database of collected files. If that is your mental image, what you are picturing is the document review phase of ediscovery. However, if…

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Migrating to Cloud-Based eDiscovery: A Success Story

Migrating to Cloud-Based eDiscovery: A Success Story 1000 668 Michael Beumer

Foley & Mansfield, a national law firm based in Minneapolis, had been using a legacy, on-premise eDiscovery platform for over a decade. When the vendor notified Foley & Mansfield that they were sunsetting their product, Amy Koski, Foley’s Litigation Support Services Manager, gained approval to identify a new cloud-based platform that could support Foley’s litigation…

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Data Filtering Techniques

Advanced eDiscovery Data Filtering Techniques

Advanced eDiscovery Data Filtering Techniques 1200 630 Michael Beumer

FILTERING SERIES / PART THREE eDiscovery processing is an often overlooked phase of litigation because it is considered a technical, not a legal practice. However, lawyers who understand processing and advanced data filtering techniques are in position to control the costs and control the scope of any matter.   eDiscovery Data Filtering In Three Parts…

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Cybersecurity

A Message on Cybersecurity from CEO, Rakesh Madhava

A Message on Cybersecurity from CEO, Rakesh Madhava 1920 1280 Rakesh Madhava

To All Nextpoint Clients: After the news that Epiq Global had suffered a ransomware attack, it is appropriate that many will have data security at top of mind, and may be curious about Nextpoint security provisioning. Our sincere sympathies go out to our clients who have been affected as well as to the staff of…

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eDiscovery Keyword Filtering

The Human Role in eDiscovery Data Filtering and Culling

The Human Role in eDiscovery Data Filtering and Culling 1200 660 Michael Beumer

FILTERING SERIES / PART TWO eDiscovery is automated in many important ways, but attorney judgment is still vital to the process. Legal teams need to make smart decisions up front about how to filter, what to cull, and what to keep. If you are too cautious about processing, you will have too much evidence to…

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eDiscovery Data Filtering

The Art of eDiscovery Data Filtering and Culling

The Art of eDiscovery Data Filtering and Culling 1200 801 Michael Beumer

FILTERING SERIES / PART ONE Every lawyer wants a smoking gun email, text, or Facebook post that will decidedly win a case or force a settlement. Given the mind-boggling volume of electronic data flooding our world, finding relevant, discoverable information is a more difficult and expensive endeavor. But, if you are strategic about eDiscovery data…

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