eDiscovery

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 Lawyers going into litigation are ready to do battle with their opponents.…

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Law Firm Evolution: Scopelitis Chooses Nextpoint to Provide Litigation Service to Transportation Businesses Across the U.S.

Law Firm Evolution: Scopelitis Chooses Nextpoint to Provide Litigation Service to Transportation Businesses Across the U.S. 150 150 Jason Krause

National Transportation Law Firm Joins Nextpoint Select Program to Help Manage Fast-Moving Matters The Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary law firm has chosen Nextpoint to be a firm-wide provider of in-house eDiscovery collections, review, and trial presentation technology. By joining the Nextpoint Select Partner Program, Scopelitis simplifies litigation for small and medium-sized clients. With…

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Why DeNIST is the Thing in eDiscovery

Why DeNIST is the Thing in eDiscovery 150 150 Jason Krause

Getting rid of unneeded junk files at the start of your document review is a painless and safe way to control your review challenge. In particular, DeNISTing is a powerful tool in your eDiscovery arsenal, but lawyers should know that it is not a magic pill that cures all of their eDiscovery headaches. NIST is…

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Looking for Straight Answers About eDiscovery?

Looking for Straight Answers About eDiscovery? 150 150 Jason Krause

Nextpoint doesn’t sponsor many industry events. We used to do more, but too often these events have devolved from educational opportunities into sales and marketing road shows for vendors. However, we would like to point you to one upcoming event we are sponsoring, the University of Florida/EDRM eDiscovery Conference for the Small and Medium Case on March 14.…

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2 Keys to Protect Attorney-Client Privilege

2 Keys to Protect Attorney-Client Privilege 150 150 Jason Krause

As we detailed last week, corporate law giant Quinn Emanuel has taken a very public beating for failing to protect confidential information from leaking to a corporate client. At first glance, it might be hard to criticize the firm for the leak. After all, how can you expect to keep track of millions of pages…

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Why Doesn't Silicon Valley Get eDiscovery?

Why Doesn't Silicon Valley Get eDiscovery? 150 150 Jason Krause

Lawyers have taken a lot of criticism over the years for being slow to wrap their heads around eDiscovery. However, it turns out that lawyers aren’t the only ones having trouble with the issue. Silicon Valley, the hotbed of high-tech innovation, is now struggling to deal with electronic evidence in litigation. The Bay Area is…

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eDiscovery Turns 25: Why Are Lawyers Still Ignoring It?

eDiscovery Turns 25: Why Are Lawyers Still Ignoring It? 150 150 Jason Krause

Twenty-five years ago, in February of 1989, Oliver North stood trial on 12 counts related to lying to Congress about his role in the Iran-Contra Affair. I guess I shouldn’t have deleted those emails… One of the most damning pieces of evidence that had led to North’s trial was his own email. Specifically, emails that Oliver…

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Is it Possible to Protect Attorney Client Privilege from Waiver?

Is it Possible to Protect Attorney Client Privilege from Waiver? 150 150 Jason Krause

Executives from phone giant Nokia got a nasty surprise when they sat down to negotiate an important licensing agreement with competitor Samsung. Samsung representatives demanded that Nokia give them the same terms as Nokia had given Apple in an earlier agreement. The Apple agreement was supposed to be confidential, but Samsung executives allegedly bragged that…

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Review More Documents, Faster: Using Nextpoint's eDiscovery Review Metrics

Review More Documents, Faster: Using Nextpoint's eDiscovery Review Metrics 150 150 Jason Krause

Review is the single most expensive and complicated part of eDiscovery. That’s a fact. The most recent estimate is that 73 percent of any litigation budget is spent in the eDiscovery review phase. So it’s no surprise that Nextpoint customers (already a self-selected cost conscience bunch) have been asking for an analytic tool to keep…

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