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The Business of eLaw: How to Recover Ediscovery Expenses and Get the Most Out of Your Technology

The Business of eLaw: How to Recover Costs and Get the Most Out of Your Technology

The Business of eLaw: How to Recover Costs and Get the Most Out of Your Technology 1500 909 Jessica Nichols

Learn how to manage ediscovery expenses and get the most out of your investment in legal technology in Part 2 of our series on Comprehensive Ediscovery Case Management. Recovering discovery-related costs from clients can be a challenging feat for many law firms. There are several schools of thought on how attorneys should deal with costs…

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Ediscovery conference - On Point 2022

Evolutions in Ediscovery, From the Cloud to AI: Thoughts From On Point 2022

Evolutions in Ediscovery, From the Cloud to AI: Thoughts From On Point 2022 2560 1707 Elizabeth Guthrie

Check out the highlights from On Point 2022, Nextpoint’s annual ediscovery conference. They came for the hands-on technical support sessions, but stayed for the networking, thought leadership, mimosas, architecture cruise, and an epic 20th anniversary party! That was the general, happy consensus coming from attendees to the 2022 On Point User Conference hosted by Nextpoint.…

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Ediscovery Processing Workflow

The Tactical Ediscovery Data Processing Workflow That Streamlines Document Review

The Tactical Ediscovery Data Processing Workflow That Streamlines Document Review 1304 619 Elizabeth Guthrie

This ediscovery processing workflow lays out four steps that will help you reduce the volume of discovery data and streamline document review. Between collecting & preserving electronically stored information (ESI) and reviewing & producing it, many people regrettably overlook the critical steps involved in processing the data. If you’re tempted to remain oblivious to the…

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ClioCon Cloud Conference Begins

Reports From ClioCon: The Secret to More Satisfied Clients, Happier Employees, and Stronger Revenue Streams

Reports From ClioCon: The Secret to More Satisfied Clients, Happier Employees, and Stronger Revenue Streams 2560 1920 Brett Burney

Brett Burney, Nextpoint’s eLaw Evangelist, shares his thoughts after attending ClioCon 2022 with the Nextpoint team. Law firms that refuse to adopt cloud-based tools may struggle to maintain continuity in the post-pandemic world. That was the strong, overarching message from the impactful Clio Cloud Conference held October 10-11, 2022 in Nashville, TN (affectionately known as…

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ediscovery challenges and discovery disputes: roadmap to success

Creating a Road Map for Ediscovery: 7 Key Issues and How to Avoid Them

Creating a Road Map for Ediscovery: 7 Key Issues and How to Avoid Them 2501 1459 Elizabeth Guthrie

Ediscovery challenges and discovery disputes are avoidable if you plan ahead and stick to your ESI protocols. Here are 7 scenarios you might find yourself in during discovery and how you can avoid them through thorough planning. Discovery of electronically stored information can sometimes seem daunting and overwhelming for those unfamiliar, and even for the…

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Alex Jones Ediscovery Lessons

Mr. Jones and Me – Exploring the Practical Ediscovery Lessons from the Alex Jones and Sandy Hook Litigation

Mr. Jones and Me – Exploring the Practical Ediscovery Lessons from the Alex Jones and Sandy Hook Litigation 1000 667 Brett Burney

An important word has been missing from much of the talk about Alex Jones: Ediscovery. But ediscovery is where it all went wrong in the fiasco of his case. In a bizarre twist of events that are even “too dumb” for a Law & Order episode (according to an original show-writer), the world recently ogled…

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Understanding Ediscovery Protocols

Understanding Ediscovery: A Primer On ESI Protocols

Understanding Ediscovery: A Primer On ESI Protocols 1026 701 Jessica Nichols

This article highlights some of the key info on ediscovery protocols from our Comprehensive Ediscovery Case Management webcast. Click here to watch the recorded webinar. If you were to ask most attorneys to describe the process of discovery, they may tell you it is a necessary facet of any case that tends to bring on…

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Ediscovery Production

Demystifying Ediscovery Production Formats

Demystifying Ediscovery Production Formats 1682 956 Elizabeth Guthrie

When it comes to ediscovery production, it’s absolutely advantageous to keep the end goal in mind from the outset. The duty to produce is explicitly outlined in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and most analogous State Rules. Although it’s the final step in discovery, it’s not something that should be put off until the end…

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Deposition Preparation Checklist

Ediscovery Planning: The Essential Deposition Prep Checklist

Ediscovery Planning: The Essential Deposition Prep Checklist 1200 800 Elizabeth Guthrie

This deposition preparation checklist is an essential tool for attorneys to tackle depositions with minimal roadblocks and guide their witnesses to successful testimony. 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,…

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How to Ace Early Case Assessment

How to Ace Early Case Assessment 1200 701 Elizabeth Guthrie

Early Case Assessment in ediscovery allows legal teams to begin review with the least amount of data possible and a better understanding of what’s in that data. Early Case Assessment might be the most important phase of any discovery battle. In the modern litigation landscape, the party that can analyze and digest digital evidence most…

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