Trial

Why the Cloud is the Only Answer for Multi District Litigation

Why the Cloud is the Only Answer for Multi District Litigation 3000 2000 Jason Krause

When coordinating multi–district litigation, many firms like to think that they can simply call on their existing in-house resources, including litigation support staff and paralegals, to take over the technology strategy. In some instances, this approach may be sufficient, but only at the early stages of the case. In our experience, this strategy never works over the…

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6 Ways Litigation Support Makes Attorneys Better

6 Ways Litigation Support Makes Attorneys Better 1000 667 Rakesh Madhava

Litigation support delivers a real boost to your firm’s productivity enabling attorneys to focus on delivering great legal work. When lawyers have access to great technology support, it helps win new clients, deliver strategic advantages in litigation, and ultimately can add to a firm’s bottom line. For smaller firms, litigation support is a force multiplier,…

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8 Essential Attorney Tech Tools for Trial Presentation

8 Essential Attorney Tech Tools for Trial Presentation 150 150 Alex Braun

Effective trial attorneys know how storytelling aids can play a major role in supporting an argument in the courtroom. Recent technology has made these tools more convenient, portable and affordable.   Michael Ko – Groundworks Trial Consulting Mike Ko, owner of Groundworks Trial Consulting, has been operating technology at trials since 2008. As a professor at the…

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Webinar: Collaboration Tips for Deposition and Motion Prep

Webinar: Collaboration Tips for Deposition and Motion Prep 150 150 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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Technology Strategies for Multidistrict Litigation

Technology Strategies for Multidistrict Litigation 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

Electronic data involved in multidistrict litigation (MDL) and class actions is exploding in both volume and diversity, with no end in sight. Analysts project that the volumes of data being produced will double every two years, which is consistent with the growing volumes of pre-trial data hosted in the Nextpoint litigation platform. Add to this…

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Litigation Collaboration: The Four Simple Rules

Litigation Collaboration: The Four Simple Rules 150 150 Jason Krause

When your team is preparing for a new litigation matter, how do you organize, collaborate, and share information? Do you email files to co-counsel, team members, or outside parties? Do you have a collaboration tool to keep track of where documents go and who has the current version? According to the ABA Legal Technology Survey,…

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New Nextpoint Feature: Digital Notes for Document Reviewers

New Nextpoint Feature: Digital Notes for Document Reviewers 150 150 Jason Krause

Folder Tags is a brand new feature that lets reviewers add notes to folders in Nextpoint. The inspiration came from a Nextpoint client with a large review project. The review team wanted to make it possible for groups of reviewers to leave comments after finishing work on individual folders. Like a Post-it for Document Reviewers…

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Legal Hacks: Do More With Your Depositions

Legal Hacks: Do More With Your Depositions 150 150 Jason Krause

Imagine you are deposing an adverse expert witness from a remote location. Your expert is listening to the deposition by telephone to help you ask the appropriate questions. Suddenly, the adverse expert produces a revised report. How do you get the report into your litigation database and get everyone on the same page while still managing…

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Using Your iPad for Legal Presentations Is Getting Even Easier

Using Your iPad for Legal Presentations Is Getting Even Easier 150 150 Jason Krause

As soon as the iPad was released, Nextpoint saw just how useful it could be as a legal presentation tool. iPad support is a key feature of our entire litigation software service. But we’ve found there are subtle tweaks that can make iPads even more powerful as presentation tools. When working on a document treatment…

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