eDiscovery

eDiscovery Case Law: A Little More Wiggle Room

eDiscovery Case Law: A Little More Wiggle Room 150 150 Jason Krause

If companies have one complaint about eDiscovery, it’s that they are forced to preserve too much data for litigation. In 2011, Microsoft estimated that the ratio of the data it preserves to the data it actually uses in litigation is 340,000 to one. That’s why defining the duty to preserve documents in litigation is a…

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SaaS is the Only Solution for eDiscovery in Small Cases

SaaS is the Only Solution for eDiscovery in Small Cases 150 150 Jason Krause

I admit it. I was wrong. During the last decade, legal technology pundits promoted the idea that lawyers could cobble together eDiscovery software from free or inexpensive desktop solutions. I was guilty of this myself, as in this ABA Journal piece, where I suggested lawyers should buy their own desktop software for extracting and managing electronic…

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Affordable ediscovery support

Low Cost, Do-It-Yourself eDiscovery is Possible, With One Caveat

Low Cost, Do-It-Yourself eDiscovery is Possible, With One Caveat 1000 563 Jason Krause

Why is it so hard to make eDiscovery affordable? The American Bar Association published a couple of useful guides on low-cost eDiscovery recently, one by Bruce Olson and another by Tom O’Connor, both well-known litigation and eDiscovery experts. The general thrust of these articles is that lawyers can and should take advantage of the reasonably priced…

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The Case for eDiscovery Analytics

The Case for eDiscovery Analytics 150 150 Jason Krause

The mountains of digital evidence seen in modern litigation make it easy for legal teams to become overwhelmed. Unfortunately, courts have shown no patience for lawyers who lose track of their eDiscovery projects. In an extreme case of lawyerly ignorance, Branhaven, LLC v. Beeftek, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist., (D. Md. Jan. 4, 2013), Maryland Magistrate Judge…

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Florida eDiscovery Rules Webinar: All Your Questions Answered

Florida eDiscovery Rules Webinar: All Your Questions Answered 150 150 Jason Krause

On Wednesday, March 6, Nextpoint hosted the live webinar, “Understanding the eDiscovery Amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.” If you missed the event, a recording is available here. Florida attorney and eDiscovery guru Jason Molder presented the session along with Nextpoint CEO Rakesh Madhava, describing all of the ways the newly codified Florida…

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Law Schools Try to Revolutionize the Law Firm Business Model

Law Schools Try to Revolutionize the Law Firm Business Model 150 150 Jason Krause

According to the The New York Times, law schools are taking some bold steps to address the challenges facing their graduates. The piece talks about a new law school innovation described as, “a teaching hospital for law school graduates.” The idea is to create clinics and law firms that employ new law school graduates, offering services to low-…

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