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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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Billing for Ediscovery - Pass Through

Billing for Ediscovery: How to Fully Recover Costs and Meet ABA Ethical Standards

Billing for Ediscovery: How to Fully Recover Costs and Meet ABA Ethical Standards 1000 625 Michael Beumer

Clearly, eDiscovery software is indispensable in modern, internet-era civil litigation. Attorneys are under increasing pressure to invest in legal technology in order to provide effective counsel to their clients. Additionally, in recent years the majority of state bars have modified their guidelines related to an attorney’s duty of competence to include not only substantive knowledge…

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Paul Manafort

What Happened to Paul Manafort’s Redactions?

What Happened to Paul Manafort’s Redactions? 2048 1244 Rakesh Madhava

Lawyers working for former Trump Campaign manager and convicted felon, Paul Manafort filed a document yesterday that contains the clearest public evidence to date of coordination between the Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Russians. The lawyers did not intend to release this evidence. The admissions are located deep in a court filing prepared in response to…

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Deposition & Motion Practice Webinar

Webinar: Collaboration Tips for Deposition and Motion Prep

Webinar: Collaboration Tips for Deposition and Motion Prep 1000 667 Alex Braun

Daniel D’Angelo – Nextpoint After the review and production phases of discovery are complete, a lot of people must collaboratively work with produced evidence to prepare a strong case. Keeping them coordinated is often a challenge, particularly when you’re working with expert witnesses and counsel outside of your own firm. Thankfully, plenty of technology and…

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Chicago-Kent Law Students Get Hands-on eDiscovery Experience

Chicago-Kent Law Students Get Hands-on eDiscovery Experience 1000 667 Alex Braun

If Bo knows sports, you could say Ko knows legal tech. Mike Ko, a former attorney and the owner of Groundwork Trial Consulting in Chicago (see: Obrycka v. City of Chicago and Goldberg v. Donald Trump), helps lawyers incorporate technology into their practices from mediation to trial. He also teaches Litigation Technology, an advanced trial advocacy…

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Lawyers Love Technology

Deep Down, Lawyers Love Technology

Deep Down, Lawyers Love Technology 1000 674 Rakesh Madhava

For lawyers, there is a decided focus on the past. Precedent is the godhead. Show a lawyer technology that helps them better present their argument (PowerPoint, tablets, laser pointers), and they want it. NOW. Introduce telephony that improves the speed of lawyer-client communication (Blackberry, iPhone), and they will embrace it wholly. The legal industry has…

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