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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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The Future of Law: eDiscovery and Cloud Computing CONVERGE in NYC

The Future of Law: eDiscovery and Cloud Computing CONVERGE in NYC 150 150 Michael Beumer

Nextpoint CEO, Rakesh Madhava to present at Above the Law CONVERGE Conference on March 18th at The University Club in New York City. Rakesh Madhava, CEO of Chicago-based Nextpoint, will participate in a panel discussion on the future of law on March 18, 2015 at the Above the Law hosted CONVERGE conference. As an expert…

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Expert Witness: Chad Burton Explains the Virtual Law Firm

Expert Witness: Chad Burton Explains the Virtual Law Firm 150 150 Michael Beumer

Nextpoint’s Expert Witness is a feature offering insights from lawyers, technologists, law enforcement, entrepreneurs, and other interesting people influencing our industry and world. Check back regularly for thought-provoking expert opinions. The Man with the Virtual Law Firm Chad Burton is a serious multi-tasker. While building a fast-growing practice at Burton Law, he’s also managed to…

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12 Questions to Ask Any Cloud Provider About eDiscovery

12 Questions to Ask Any Cloud Provider About eDiscovery 150 150 Jason Krause

eDiscovery and cloud computing go hand-in-hand. Need convincing? Then Download the definitive guide to eDiscovery in the cloud today. [hs_action id=”6358″] As the leading provider of cloud computing software for litigation, eDiscovery review, and archiving, we have a lot to say on the subject. As we announced recently, we have been awarded the U.S. Patent for using cloud technology for…

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Nextpoint Patents Cloud Computing Technology for eDiscovery and Trial

Nextpoint Patents Cloud Computing Technology for eDiscovery and Trial 150 150 Jason Krause

U.S. Patent Office Award Highlights Company’s Leadership in Software-as-a-Service for Regulatory, Compliance, and Litigation Processes. CHICAGO – August 13, 2013 – Nextpoint, Inc., the leader in cloud-based technology for the legal industry, has been awarded U.S. Patent number 8,447,731. The company’s groundbreaking, proprietary technology is built on a cloud computing architecture, and delivered as software-as-a-service.…

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Nextpoint on the Legal Geeks Podcast: Geeky Talk About Cloud Computing in Discovery

Nextpoint on the Legal Geeks Podcast: Geeky Talk About Cloud Computing in Discovery 150 150 Jason Krause

This week, Josh Gilliland from the Legal Geeks podcast and I discussed why cloud computing is vital to the future of litigation. I know, it’s not a big surprise that Nextpoint is in favor of cloud computing. Our products are Discovery Cloud, Trial Cloud, and Cloud Preservation. But the fact is, eDiscovery is ideally suited to…

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Understanding Cloud eDiscovery Software

Understanding Cloud eDiscovery Software 150 150 Jason Krause

Nextpoint began as a nimble trial support company, so we love powerful graphics that make your case. We’ve been talking for years about why it’s important that our services are cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service applications, but it’s not easy to explain succinctly. We started a trend. As more eDiscovery software companies jump on our cloud eDiscovery bandwagon, it’s hard to separate…

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eDiscovery and the Law of the Cloud

eDiscovery and the Law of the Cloud 150 150 Jason Krause

Since Nextpoint introduced Trial Cloud in 2007 and Discovery Cloud in 2009, one of the main questions we get from law firms regarding our cloud-based litigation software is about security. We’ve pointed out as often as possible that cloud applications like ours offer inherent security advantages over traditional, locally installed litigation software. That’s because cloud providers like Amazon, Microsoft,…

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It's Time for Law Firms to Freak Out About Hackers

It's Time for Law Firms to Freak Out About Hackers 150 150 Jason Krause

The newspaper industry is in full freakout mode, with revelations that Chinese hackers have been targeting U.S.-based newspapers. The New York Times recently revealed Chinese hackers gained entry to the newspaper’s internal systems and accessed the personal computers of 53 employees- including David Barboza, Shanghai bureau chief and author of an exposé about the wealth of outgoing Chinese premier, Wen…

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Nextpoint's Cloud Computing Predictions for 2013

Nextpoint's Cloud Computing Predictions for 2013 150 150 Jason Krause

One of the most useful rules in the history of economics is called Stein’s Law. Named after Nixon’s chairman of the Counsel of Economic Advisors, Herbert Stein, the rule says “Trends that can’t continue forever, won’t.” That may sound too simplistic to be of much use, but the fact is, humans are bad at trend…

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