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Tricia Boguslawski

Ediscovery export templates

New Smarter Export Templates & Data Fielding

New Smarter Export Templates & Data Fielding 717 458 Tricia Boguslawski

In 2015, Nextpoint ediscovery software unveiled custom, reusable templates for expediting the process of data export. Over the last 3 years, export templates have saved thousands of hours for hundreds of Nextpoint users. Today we’re now happy to announce the release of a more comprehensive export template library, coupled with a metadata fields expansion project.…

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Discovery Meet & Confer

eDiscovery Planning: Winning the Rule 26(f) Meet-and-Confer

eDiscovery Planning: Winning the Rule 26(f) Meet-and-Confer 2500 1668 Tricia Boguslawski

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 a…

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eDiscovery Cost-Shifting: Law Firms Billing End Clients

eDiscovery Cost-Shifting: Law Firms Billing End Clients 1000 667 Tricia Boguslawski

For years, there’s been a popular sentiment that the absence of economies of scale made eDiscovery impractical for small law firms, especially those with infrequent cases. While that may have been a legitimate argument in the past, the hard truth is that eDiscovery has become more necessary to these firms’ success, not less. To reconcile these…

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Ediscovery Costs: 5 Tips to Shrink Document Review Expenses

Ediscovery Costs: 5 Tips to Shrink Document Review Expenses 1000 607 Tricia Boguslawski

eDiscovery costs… can very quickly become the most nerve-racking part of your case.In our daily consultation with clients we strive to educate them on ways to reduce the overall spend during this phase – and particularly, we share tips for minimizing ediscovery costs in the document review phase. Just follow our top five tips when…

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dispute-resolution

Prepare Your Matter for Any Type of Dispute Resolution Venue

Prepare Your Matter for Any Type of Dispute Resolution Venue 1000 752 Tricia Boguslawski

Few matters ever actually see the inside of a courtroom. Few attorneys can claim to have selected a jury, much less obtained a successful verdict. In fact, 90 percent of some types of matters settle without going to trial. But that hardly means lawyers do not need serious trial presentation skills. In fact, lawyers often need…

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How to Prepare for Your Next Hearing, Conference or Trial

How to Prepare for Your Next Hearing, Conference or Trial 150 150 Tricia Boguslawski

The jury trial has been slowly disappearing. While that is true, any time a new matter comes to your firm, you should be thinking about the possible endgame – presenting evidence in a hearing, trial, settlement conference, or regulatory review. In particular, we are focused on moving evidence from the Review to Prep services within Nextpoint.…

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Document Review Strategies That Work

Document Review Strategies That Work 150 150 Tricia Boguslawski

No matter how well a litigator plans and organizes a new case, some new wrinkle or challenge will interfere with their plans. Next month, Nextpoint will introduce our Client Success Summer Camp, a free, three-part webinar that will offer all of the tips, workflows, and guidance you need to manage any matter from start to…

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Meet and Confer: Pre-trial Strategies and Negotiations That Work

Meet and Confer: Pre-trial Strategies and Negotiations That Work 150 150 Tricia Boguslawski

By now, every lawyer knows that they have an obligation to meet and confer with opposing counsel to discuss eDiscovery at the start of litigation. At Nextpoint, we don’t see the Rule 26f Conference as an obligation, but an opportunity. How to Negotiate the Meet and Confer Lawyers going into litigation are ready to do…

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