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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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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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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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Facing Down the Multi District Litigation (MDL) Challenge

Facing Down the Multi District Litigation (MDL) Challenge 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

As with all types of litigation, the volumes of data involved in Multi-District Litigation (MDL) and Class Actions are exploding in both volume and diversity. Merging complex cases into one matter simplifies litigation, as in upcoming drug safety litigation over drugs like Yaz and Pradaxa. However less complicated that can make a matter from a legal…

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Internet era ediscovery

Why the Internet is Crushing eDiscovery

Why the Internet is Crushing eDiscovery 1000 667 Jason Krause

More than a decade ago, at the end of the dotcom boom, I wrote an article called “Has the Net Stopped Growing?” At the time it was a shocking thing to consider, since the incredible economic growth of the previous decade had been built largely on the fantastic growth of the Internet. It was a temporary hiccup, because…

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Sharepoint eDiscovery: Preserving Cloud and Sharepoint Data for Litigation

Sharepoint eDiscovery: Preserving Cloud and Sharepoint Data for Litigation 150 150 Jason Krause

We all know that big data is not only threatening to break corporate IT budgets, but threatens to overwhelm the legal system. As organizations try to solve one problem, like controlling ownership of data, they inevitably create new headaches for the legal department. These self-inflicted wounds are probably inevitable to some degree in the data-intensive…

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